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Owl with an attitude wins face-off with deputy

Jul 26, 2015, 7:30 AM

In this July 21, 2015 photo, provided by Boulder County Sheriff’s Deputy, Deputy Sophie Berma...

In this July 21, 2015 photo, provided by Boulder County Sheriff's Deputy, Deputy Sophie Berman crouches over a small owl, making a brief video before the bird flew away, near Rainbow Lakes, outside Nederland, Colo. Berman came across the raptor on a dirt road as Berman patrolled the area. (Dan Walter/Boulder County Sheriff's Office via AP)

(Dan Walter/Boulder County Sheriff's Office via AP)

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A Boulder County sheriff’s deputy got into a face-off with an owl with an attitude, and the owl won.

Deputy Sophie Berman came across the raptor on a dirt road on Tuesday as Berman patrolled an area near a campground west of Boulder.

Berman crouched down to take video of the owl and spoke to the owl, which answered Berman’s words with clicks.

The owl stared wide-eyed at the deputy for a few minutes before turning around and flying away.

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Owl with an attitude wins face-off with deputy