The Kind of Story We Need Right Now: Flaco the Owl Escapes from the Central Park Zoo

Published on March 15, 2023

Seth steps away from bleak and depressing news to share a news story about Flaco, a Eurasian eagle-owl who escaped the Central Park Zoo and flies freely around New York City.

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  • Dubdelay 11 months ago

    Trump and Flaco have one thing in common at least. People underestimate them. Not a problem with an owl. Pretty big problem with a would be autocrat. But yeah, people are taking him for a fool but it’s an act. Trump, not Flaco that is.

  • Ke Le 11 months ago

    Flaco is absolutely beautiful. I feel worried for him. He’s not safe. Not because he can’t survive in nature, but because it’s a crowded city with tall buildings that he, like so many other birds, could crash into and die. Also, some people are a-holes. I also hate the idea that he was in a tiny enclosure. Maybe now the public will put enough pressure on zoo officials to create a much better enclosure for him, if they recapture our hero. Live long, safe and happy, Flaco. Stay in the park.

  • Geekeric 11 months ago

    Ever get that feeling you’ve been somewhere before?

  • Adam Perez 11 months ago

    Free Flaco!

  • Nickella Jocular 11 months ago

    Waka Flaco Flame

  • Alex Champion 11 months ago

    Seth doesn’t mention this because it ruins the bit, but unless the city bans the use of all rodenticides and everyone complies, the owl will just slowly poison itself to death with every meal.

  • Something Clever 11 months ago

    Whoever does the uploads is slippin

  • londi cardona 11 months ago

    Success seems to be tied to action. Prosperous people keep moving. They make mistakes,but they don’t give up. The stock and crypto market offers plenty opportunities to earn a decent payout with the right skills and understanding of how the market works.

  • Renata Tarnawski 11 months ago

    Flako looks at camera like
    R u F-king kidding me
    Who do U Think u R?

  • Joshua Banning 11 months ago

    I can not understate how much I enjoyed that tale of intrigue

  • Killer Bunny 11 months ago

    You could get additional owls. I mean New Yorkers liked the first owl, and worst thing that could happen is that the rats evolve to survive the owls and then the rats start feeding on the subway masturbators. Would that be so bad?

  • Caro P 11 months ago

    Flako looks so proud of himself. Just look at him!

  • Angus D 11 months ago


    My dude 🙂

  • Shin-Matias 11 months ago

    El flaco is going to be fine, the worst danger to him is some asshole with a gun, as usual

  • Al Swedgin 11 months ago

    Flacka Flacko!!!


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