A huge and fierce bird will surely attract the attention of everyone and be the most popular! But what we’re going to showcase isn’t a man dressed in disguise. It is a bird that is very like a man in an animal costume! The bird’s name is the harpy eagle, and it’s nothing but awe-inspiring, fierce magnificent, proud and powerful!
The pictures of them are often shared on the internet, and you’ve observed them and mistakenly thought as a person. But these birds shouldn’t be taken lightly since they are predatory birds. They are the biggest and most powerful raptors found in the world. Their wingspan is as high as 7 feet, the length of 4 inches (224 centimeters). This means that their wingspan can be larger than your height! They weigh 8.5-20 pounds. (3.8 -9 kg).
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You would not see them everywhere as they generally live in the upper canopy layer of tropical lowland forest. They have been added to the list of endangered species in Central America due to their rapid destruction which is a result of deforestation. Less than 50,000 of them can be seen over the world.
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They eat larger prey than smaller birds. Their meals vary from monkeys, tree porcupines, sloths and coatis to birds, snakes, and lizards.
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So, scroll down to see some of their pictures and don’t forget to leave your thoughts about this bird!
They mostly look like people disguise in clothes.
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They might look incredible serious and goofy at the same time.
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This bird has a unique face.
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