A Colombian woman who executed a large owl and posted the video online has been shot dead by unknown gunmen outside her home in Colombia.
Mileydis Aldana received backlash from environmentalist and animal rights activist after she posted a video of herself executing an owl online.
Her actions sparked huge outrage among conservationist in Latin America, and she was given the name “Owl killer” by most people online.
Many people called for her arrest and subsequent prosecution for her actions against the animal.
The young woman received many anonymous death threats for the video. Various local Colombian media outlets are reporting that the 21 year old Mileydis was shot multiple times in the chest, abdomen and thighs by gunmen who were on a motorcycle.
It was reported that her relatives rushed her to a nearby hospital, but she was pronounced dead on arrival. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.