Senin, 25 Juni 2012



The Biggest Animals Kingdom | Eagle | Eagles are large birds of prey strongly built, with a heavy head and beak. Even the smallest eagles, like the Booted Eagle (which is like a hawk Red-tailed Hawk or common), have a relatively long wings and wide and even more direct flight, faster. Most eagles are larger than any other raptors apart from some vultures. Species as the Eagles are in the order named from the South Nicobar Serpent Eagle, 450 g (1 lb) to 40 cm (16 inches), for 6.7 kg (14.7 lbs) Steller Sea Eagle and 100 cm (39 in. ) Philippine Eagle. Like all birds of prey, eagles have very large curved beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong, muscular legs and claws. The female of all kinds of known Eagle are greater than the core. Eagles usually build their nests, called eyries, in tall trees or on cliffs. 

Below the eagle are among the largest birds of prey are just some of the condors and vultures of the Old World are larger. Four species of Steller Sea Eagle East Asia, the harpy eagle of South and Central America, the Philippine Eagle and Wedge-tailed Eagle of Australia reached one meter in length. The Wedge-tailed hawk and eagle are also shorter, measuring 89-100 cm and 80-104 cm. Steller Sea Eagle is generally between 85 to 94 cm in 33 to 37). The modern English name of the bird is from the Latin term derived from Aquila French Aigle. Old English used the term profits, in connection with Scandinavia Orn / ORN. The Greek word is a diminutive old. The Albanian word for eagle is "shqiponje" arising from the root "shqipe" which means "eagle". In Great Britain before 1678, specifically called on the Eagle Golden Eagle, with other native species, the sea eagle, which is known as the Erne. The modern name "Golden Eagle" for Aquila chrysaetos was introduced by the naturalist John Ray

The Moche people of ancient Peru worshiped animals and often depicted eagles in their art. Despite modern and historic Native American practices of giving eagle feathers to non-Indians and members of other tribes who were found worthy, provides current United States eagle feather law provides that only individuals recognized enrolled certifiable Native American ancestry in a tribe by the federal government legal authority is, eagle feathers obtained for religious or spiritual. The eagle is also the patron saint of animals Zeus.



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