Officials are uncertain if there is one owl on the prowl for small animals to eat, or whether there are several airborne predators at large.
But the attacks, which have so far killed at least one dog, have left residents living in the New Mexico city's foothills fearing for their animals' lives.
Local resident Cindy Hummel said: 'We've seen him three or four times. He's huge.
'One day when we were walking and he swooped down over my husband's head. Read More