A Slo-Mo Mouse Eye View Of An Owl Swooping In For The Kill Is Terrifying

Given you rarely see owls in the day outside of a zoo or museum setting, you've probably never thought of them as stone cold killers. But when hunting at night they can be as terrifying as a hawk, particularly if you happen to see them swooping in from a mouse's point of view.

In its latest collection of high-speed clips, BBC Earth Productions coaxed a white barn owl into attacking a camera hidden in some tall grass, and the results are as equally hypnotic as they are scary. You'll never find us wandering into a dark barn ever again, that's for sure.

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