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The Harpy Eagle Is A Bird So Big That Some People Think It’s A Person In A Costume

There is no denying that eagles are majestic creatures, but the Harpy Eagle is a whole new level of majestic. They have a very expressive face, collar full of feather with black and gray tones. What really makes these stand out is this massive size.

The harpy eagle is a bird of prey that lives in the rainforest.

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Some people, including myself think that harpy eagles look like people wearing a bird costume.

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There are approximately 50,000 Harpy eagles in the world.

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The usually live in the upper canopy layer of tropical local forests, but are losing habitat through deforestation.

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Harpy Eagles tend to eat sloths, monkeys porcupines and they very rarely soar long distances. By preserving their energy, they have strength to pick up animals weighing almost 20 pounds.

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Their wingspan can reach up to 7 feet 4 inches.

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Surprisingly, they usually only weigh between 9 and 20 pounds.

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Many are now also found in zoos and nature reserves across North and South America.

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Their talons are biggest that a Grizzly bear’s claw

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In Brazil, they are known as ‘The Royal Hawk’.

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Sadly, Harpy Eagles are becoming a rare sight across Latin America as rainforest deforestation diminishes their habitat. As Harpy Eagles are monogamous and raise just one eaglet every two years, even a slight downturn in numbers can make population recovery difficult.

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