From the Campbell River Mirror, January 12, 2012
Pinecrest Elementary students watch with rapt attention as Otis the owl swivels his head around. The kids squeal with surprise as the beleaguered bird relieves himself on their classroom floor.
Otis is one of three birds who acts as an ambassador for the Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society, better known as MARS, which rescues ill, injured, orphaned or oiled wildlife. The animals are rehabilitated at the MARS centre in Merville and released.
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