The policeman had experience in handling birds, so he decided to help the bird.
Recently, someone noticed an owl sitting in the middle of the road on a busy suburban highway in Maryland. Vehicles surrounded the bird, but it was unable to fly as it appeared to have received some damage.
Many people began calling the police about the owl, and Maryland Natural Resources Police Corporal Michael Latrum was the closest to the scene.
In addition, Latrum already had previous experience with birds, so he decided to go into this business.
Seeing an owl sitting in the middle of the road, the corporal took off his jacket, carefully approached the bird, and then quickly threw the jacket over it and wrapped it around the owl.
First, he covered the owl’s head so that it would remain in the dark and rest, then he covered its paws so that it would not scratch with its sharp claws.
Latrum carried the bird to his car and placed it on a bench next to the driver’s seat. The owl looked around in surprise. She was still in shock and disorientation, but showed no signs of aggression, she just seemed surprised and confused.
Shelter staff examined the bird and said it was not seriously injured and would recover soon. After that, she was released.