Carolina Raptor Center announcement
HUNTERSVILLE – Long-time resident of Carolina Raptor Center, Dudley, the Great Horned Owl, passed away Sunday morning from complications from a tumor.
The tumor was found in a routine exam by staff on Thursday. Emergency surgery was performed by Dr. Dave Scott. After the initial procedure, Dudley showed some improvement. It was clear, however, early Sunday that he was declining quickly and staff gathered to say their goodbyes. Read the full story