Scientific Name: Bubo bubo

Found In: Coniferous forests, grasslands, mountainous regions and deserts in Europe, the Middle East, Russia, China and Japan

Size: 2.5 feet, up to 6 pounds

Diet: Carnivore: mice, rabbits, voles, other birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians

Threat Level: Least Concern

Facts: This species looks very similar to the Great Horned Owl, but has a larger body and distinctive orange eyes.

Virginia Zoo Eurasian Eagle Owl: male Carson (animal ambassador)