Owl looks like it has a dress on as it fluffs itself up by Jack Branscombe

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Pictured:  The owl fluffing itself up.<br />
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An owl seems to channel the spirit of Marilyn Monroe as it fluffs up its feathers and looks like its wearing a dress.  The short-eared owl was snapped by a keen amateur photographer as it ruffled its feathers.<br />
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Jack Branscombe, 27, said he had been 'desperate' to photograph this species of owl for months and finally got his wish on a gloomy day at an unnamed spot in Essex.  He said: "I was over the moon to see my first short-eared owl and to get to photograph such a relaxed one was amazing.  SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.<br />
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