Harpy eagles are apex predators and, consequently, only suffer predation from other harpy eagles while they are young and in the nest. Even this is rare, as at least one parent stays in the nest to defend the young. Adul... More » Pets & Animals Birds Eagles

Harpy eagles mainly eat mammals that dwell in trees, including monkeys, sloths and opossums. Less often, they eat reptiles like iguanas. They also sometimes prey on macaws and other birds, according to PBS. More » Pets & Animals Birds Eagles

The lifespan of a harpy eagle is approximately 25 to 35 years. Harpy eagles are one of the world's largest and strongest birds of prey. More » Pets & Animals Birds Eagles
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