Breaking news: Owls can now swim

Check out this clever little Mich’owl’ Phelps!

PUBLISHED: 16:10, 10 Dec 2014 | 

Thought owls couldn’t swim? Think again.

Watch this owl evade a pair of falcons. And it is safe to say the critters great escape goes absolutely swimmingly

Birds are kings of the sky but now it seems like more and more of them are dominating the water as well. This amazing footage shows a great horned owl doing a breast stroke (or as some people are arguing, a butterfly stroke)

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According to the person who filmed this footage, the owl managed to swim back onto the shore where it eventually flew off into a tree.