Learn About Kokoro

  • Classification: Bird
  • Species: Eurasian Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo)
  • Lifespan in Captivity: 50+yrs
  • Lifespan in the Wild: 20yrs
  • Wingspan: 5-6.5ft
  • Weight: 6-8lbs
  • Range in the Wild: North Africa, Asia, Middle East
  • Habitat in the Wild: highly adapted, from deserts to thick forests
    • Diet in the Wild: reptiles, small to medium mammals, birds, large insects
    • Diet at Wildlife Images: rodents, poultry, donated meats, venison
    • Gender: Female
    • Birth: 2001
    • Arrival: 2001

Kokoro was hatched in captivity at the World Bird Sanctuary, in St. Louis, Missouri. We acquired her at the age of 1 year for our educational programs. Her name translates to “heart” or “spirit” in Japanese.