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Meet Zeus: The rescued blind owl with a universe of stars in his eyes

When a family found an injured owl on their porch, they didn’t realize the effect he’d have when they brought him to a rescue center in Sylmar, California.

They ended up naming him “Zeus,” because his eyes seem to contain a universe of stars. Unfortunately, Zeus is blind so he won’t be released back into the wild, but he now has a new home at the center and has become quite the local celebrity.

This is Zeus, a blind starry-eyed owl who currently lives at the Wildlife Learning Center, Sylmar, California. zeus 1
The little guy was found lying on a front porch near the Wildlife Center. He flew into the wall of a house and hit his head. zeus 2
The poor fella was scared, but otherwise undamaged. They discovered that the cause of his accident was his blindness. zeus 3
They couldn’t simply release him into the dangerous wild so they kept him in the Center. zeus 4
Since he had mesmerizing starry eyes, they named him Zeus, the God of the Sky. zeus 5
Now Zeus is a full-time resident of Wildlife Learning Center, bringing happiness to every visitor. zeus 6
He even has a toy friend and loves Halloween! zeus 7
Zeus is very friendly and loves to be near people, so if you’re ever in California, be sure to visit him and his friends in the Wildlife Learning Center. zeus 8 h/t: Bored Panda

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  1. aitchcs

    December 11, 2014 at 3:49 am

    OK cutest thing ever

  2. Funny Bone

    January 11, 2015 at 5:49 pm

    And the bird too

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