Nature Calls: Barnstormers!

17 October 2016 - 10:12 By Claire Keeton

Kelly Sekgota feared owls before she started hand-rearing a pair of barn owls at her school on the edge of Alexandra . "I was scared of the myth that owls were used for witchcraft, but I found out they were friendly birds," said Sekgota, a pupil in Grade 9 at Marlboro Gardens Combined School - one of 63 schools in Gauteng to take part in the Township Owl Box Project.

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day, Financial Mail or Rand Daily Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.