Animals: Human Owl

In Center, Ala., M. M. Bishop, 57, a clever bird imitator, sat in some bushes with his gun, hooting like an owl to attract a hawk which had been ravaging his barnyard. Dail Cagle, 15, went out to hunt the same hawk, sat on a fence, heard the hooting, aimed where he thought the owl was, shot Bishop in the head, killed him.


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