ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- A motorist scooped up a baby owl in need of someone who gave a hoot.
According to St. Johns County Fire Rescue, a motorist flagged down firefighters to pass off an injured, baby owl found on the side of the road early Friday morning.
The injured owl was given to firefighters, carefully wrapped in a warm, red shirt and was swiftly transported back to Station 7.
Firefighters made contact with the Humane Association of Wildlife Care and Education (HAWKE) animal rescue in St. Johns County and advised them of the injured animal, according to SJCFR.
The baby owl was transported to the HAWKE facility and turned over for medical care.
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