18 December 2012 21:04 | By Francis Whittaker
2012's Animals of the Year
The burrowing owl who was called 'Usain Bob' after his pre-Olympic dash
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A burrowing owl named Bob (or 'Usain Bob', as he was later nicknamed) is pictured taking on a 100 centimetre sprint at ZSL London Zoo ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games in the city in July.
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