Average life span in the wild: 9.5 years
Size: Body, 20 to 28 in (52 to 71 cm); wingspan, 4.2 to 4.8 ft (1.3 to 1.5 m)
Weight: 3.5 to 6.5 lbs (1.6 to 3 kg)
Group name: Solitary
Did you know?
Unlike most owls, which are nocturnal, snowy owls are
diurnal—they hunt and are active both day and night.