Photo: A common or eastern great horned owl (Bubo virginianus virginianus) named Halsey from a private collection.

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A common or eastern great horned owl (Bubo virginianus virginianus) named Halsey from a private collection.

Halsey was hit by a car in February 1997. Though nothing was broken, he suffered a concussion and is brain damaged because of it.

He is estimated to be 29 years old as of November of 2020. In the wild a great horned owl lives to be about 20. In captivity, where risks are few, they have lived into their 60’s making them the longest living raptor on record.

Halsey’s caretaker does all the “hunting” and provides him food but he is a generous bird, always willing to share his meal. His well-balanced diet includes freshly thawed rats and mice.

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All prints by Joel Sartore are archival.

Framing and matting includes a satin finish black wooden frame, a 3” white acid-free matte, and plexiglass. The frames are custom made and can take 5 business days to be prepared.

Our canvas gallery wraps are professionally printed and stretched over a durable frame. This can take 5 business days to be prepared. They are finished with an open-style back with a hanger, and arrive ready to display.

Sizes shown are approximate. The sizes are in inches and denote the size of the image itself. Each image is printed with a white border, so the paper size is larger than the image size. If you need a print sized exactly, please let us know when you place your order. Custom sizes are also available. Custom orders take longer to fulfill than standard orders.

Signed prints may take longer if Joel is traveling, which is often, as he continues to add species to the Photo Ark.

All prints are created at the time of purchase. Because of this, we do not accept returns or exchanges for prints. The only exception is if the print is not up to our pristine standards. Any flaws must be brought to our attention within 5 business days.

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