In the ancient forests of North America lives a nocturnal hunter the spotted owl. With its keen eyesight and hearing, it listens and watches for prey. From western Canada to Mexico, and in the states between these two countries, wildlife biologists are observing and counting spotted owls. Once abundant in number, this flying predator s days on earth may be limited if changes aren t made. To make wood products, the lumber industry is destroying the forests in which spotted owls reside and search for food. Some spotted owls are unable to locate the prey that they need to live. They are starving. In this book, read out how this owl lives, what threats it faces, and what scientists and protesters are doing to help it. Then find out what you can do to help save this threatened bird.