Harpy Eagle

Harpy Eagle 

Photo Credit: Jonathan Wilkins

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Name: Harpy Eagle

Class: Bird

Origin: Brazil

Habitat: Tropical lowland rainforest

Size: 90cm-100cm & 6kg-9kg

Speed: 45mph

Diet: Sloths, Monkeys and Reptiles

Predators: Jaguars & Ocelots

Attack/Defense: They are extremely aerobatic this allows them to attack prey swiftly through the dense forest canopy.

Conservation Status: Vulnerable

Life Expectancy: 30 years

fascinating facts

Their talons are the same size as a fully grown bears claws.

 

They are the most powerful eagle on earth.

 

They are named after a creature from greek mythology that had a head of a woman and the body of an eagle.

 

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  1. I am a wildlife painter too and I love what you are doing with your blog. The more we can out a face on these lovely beasts- the more people will appreciate them. Just visited the Monterey Bay Aquarium and it is educating children to respect and appreciate all living things.

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