Owlets think

Owls have many attributes, one of which is having a very keen sense of hearing.

When does that hearing begin to develop? I mean, can unhatched owlets hear or not? There is evidence that human babies are affected by sound in the womb … but what about embryos in the egg? What’s even more interesting – to me – is the question:  Are newly hatched owlets able to hear well, or does the keenness of their hearing develop as they themselves develop? Good questions I think, but a cursory internet search didn’t provide any answers.

I did however find this.

The baby owls thought. All owls think a lot …

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