"The Owls Are Not What They Seem"


A one-month-old Ferruginous Pygmy-owl, Glaucidium brasilianum, at the National Zoo in Managua, in the spring of 2008. The owl was brought to the zoo after its nest fell from a rotten branch at a construction site.

Bonus points if you recognize the quote in the title.


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Twin Peaks!

By Sacoglossan (not verified) on 26 Jul 2008 #permalink

This how you say "recognize" -- is that a synonym for the verb 'Google'?

Now, what is this "Twin Peaks" -- owl habitat?

By Hank Roberts (not verified) on 26 Jul 2008 #permalink

I knew it was Twin Peaks. No googling. Just a look in the mirror.

The quote is from Twin Peaks...

Nicely done Sacoglossan, Hank, Greg, and Andrew... whether out of nostalgia, google, or reflection ;)

Having missed the series when it premiered in 1990, I'm now nearly done making my way through both seasons.

Given our current Lost and X Files obsessed culture, I expect Twin Peaks would be just as--if not even more--popular today. Especially now that we have DVDs to help stragglers keep up with a convoluted and fascinating story.

I'd love to see David Lynch bring back this thought-provoking series, perhaps updated for 2008.