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24 Interesting Facts About Eagles

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Eagle is a famous bird of prey. Around 60 species of this bird are present in all continents except Antarctica . The largest species of eagle is Steller’s sea eagle. It has a wingspan of 2.2 to 2.45 m and weighs 5 to 9 kg. It is primarily present in Russia  and also in Japan and Korea. It is a protected species in Russia and a national symbol in Japan. ( Source ) The South Nicobar serpent eagle is the  smallest species  of eagle. It has a body length of 15 to 17 in. (38 to 42 cm) and can attain a weight of 450 g (0.99 lb). It is present on a few islands in the Nicobar archipelago in the Bay of Bengal. Several species of eagles are extremely powerful . They can carry even animals of medium size thanks to their strong claws, beak, and talons. There are also reports of African crowned eagles killing and eating human children. ( Source ) There are several types of eagles according to their food and other characteristics. Fish (or sea) eagles and snake (or serpent) eagles mainly eat fi