Burrowing owl scares off stork by Marta Demarteau (2 images)

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Pictured: A burrowing owl opens its wings and stands off against a nearby stork. Photographer Marta Demarteau captured the moment the typically cute animal retaliated to being threatened by giving off loud shrieks and this defensive stance at the Diessens Broek Nature Reserve, Netherlands.

The 38 year-old said "In Diessen the owls will mostly stay outside during the day, so they can dig, walk, rest and fly out in the open. In other words, they can still use their natural...
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