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SALEM, N.H. -
A mechanic in New Hampshire attempting to perform an oil change Friday found a surprise guest on the car's engine.
An Eastern Screech owl was discovered on the engine, according to a Facebook post by the Salem, New Hampshire Police Department.
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Police said the owl was friendly and easy to handle, but did appear to be a bit lethargic. While the car owner told police they had no idea how the bird got in the car, it's believed the owl sought the car's engine for warmth, or perhaps while chasing a mouse.
The owl, which police named Shazam, was taken to On the Wing, a wildlife rehabilitation center.