Live Camera Peers into the Lives of Rare Arctic Snowy Owls

July 3, 2014 4:39 PM

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A high-definition camera aimed at an Arctic snowy owl nesting site in Alaska went live this week, providing researchers as well as the public with an unprecedented view into the den where six chicks are beginning to emerge.

Hundreds have their eyes trained on the burrow, located near Barrow, Alaska, on the coast of the Arctic Ocean, waiting for the chicks to peek their heads out - a rare sighting.

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