Harpy Eagle

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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
  • There 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 if an eagle.

 

Photo Credit: Jonathan Wilkins