Harry Potter blamed for fuelling India owls’ demise

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Les fans d’Harry Potter seraient à l’origine d’une augmentation du trafic de chouettes en Inde © AFP Photo

Indian Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has blamed fans of boy wizard Harry Potter for their role in the dwindling number of wild owls.

He said that Harry Potter books and films featuring his feathered friend Hedwig are popular in India and had contributed towards the demise of owls.

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