PASCAL GOETGHELUCK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PASCAL GOETGHELUCK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Barn owl (Tyto alba) skull. This nocturnal predatory bird is a carnivore, using its hooked beak to prey on small mammals such as rodents. The skull length is around 8 centimetres. Photographed at the French National Museum of Natural History (MNHN), Paris, France.
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