One of the largest and most powerful eagles of all, the harpy eagle hunts and kills many things but is especially well known for how it hunts monkeys. Rainforests Animal, National Birds, South America, Harpy Eagles, Latin America, Wildlife, Amazons Forests, Central America, Birds Of Panama
Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja) - Panama; has a wingspan of up to 7 ft and talons that can grow as big as grizzly bear paws; it can swoop up to 50 mph. Literally eats sloths and monkeys for breakfast. Each nestring pair of harpy eagles requires about 7sq mi of rainforest in which to hunt, so they're not getting enough to eat these days.
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Bald Eagle; "Our recent visit to Grouse Mountain in Vancouver included another interesting exhibition, “Birds in Motion”. A group called The Canadian Raptor Conservancy puts on daily demonstrations of birds of prey doing their thing, free flight. About to land, this eagle had slowed to a speed where he was much easier to photograph" www.flickr.com/....
Harpy Eagle, considered the larget of the eagles, wtih wing spans approaching ten feet. Incredible strength, able to literally pierce the skulls of the monkeys upon it mainly preys. But, no animal under even fifty pounds is safe from this incredible successful hunter/killer.