MILWAUKEE -- A rescued great horned owl will be released back into the wild Thursday after he was hit by a car.
Benjamin had a badly fractured wing and was taken to the Wildlife Rehab Center at Wisconsin Humane Society.
After four months of medical treatment and physical rehabilitation, Benjamin has fully recovered and is ready to return to the skies.
The Humane Society says Benjamin likely has a mate waiting for him, so he will be released near where he was found in Oak Creek.
Benjamin was be set free at 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the parking lot of Falk Park, 2013 W. Rawson Ave.