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Boo boo the eagle owl who had leg splints has died

Boo boo wore leg splints due to a growth disorder. Credit: Talons Owl Centre

A rescue owl which had to wear leg splints due to a growth disorderhas died.

Boo Boo the Turkmenian Eagle owl was born with legs that were too weak for her to stand alone on.

She was being cared for by The Hendra Farm and Talons Owl Centre in Cornwall, which said she fought until the very end.

An appeal had been put out last month, when she was 6 months old, to help raise money for an operation after she developed painful pressure sores.