Thursday, September 20, 2007

golden eagle

The golden eagle uses its hooked bill to rip up prey. Prey is caught with its sharp talons. They live up to 25 years. The back talon is the sharper one. They live in the west and the north USA, eastern Canada,the mountain parts of Europe,east through much of central and northern Asia. Also parts of Africa. They eat mammals, birds, lizards and carrion. There mating season is February to July. Their eyes can detect prey from air.

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