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Hoot hoot! There's a new tawny frogmouth owl at Racine Zoo.
Groot joins the zoo's resident frogmouth owl, Ashton, in the Australian-themed Walkabout Creek Exhibit alongside kangaroos, wallaroos and emu.
Groot is settling in well, Racine Zoo said; keepers report he has a "friendly personality, fluffing up happily when keeps enter to care for him."