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Located

    The Harpy Eagle can be found in and near the rainforests
    of Central and South America.

Diet

    The diet of the Harpy Eagle consists of sloths, monkeys,
    and other small mammals.

Habitat

    The habitat of the harpy is large areas of the rainforest
    and the clearings next to them.

Size

    Harpy Eagles will grow to be approximately 35 - 41
    inches.

Reproduction

    The female Harpy Eagle will lay 1 or 2 eggs in a 2 - 3
    year timespan.  Only 1 of the eggs hatches and the
    parents raise the eagle for about 6 months.
 
Harpy Eagle
(Harpia harpyja)
 
Taxonomy
Kingdom:   Animalia
Phylum:   Chordata
Class:   Aves
Order:   Falconiformes
Family:   Accipitridae
Genus:   Harpia
Species:    harpyja
Location
Image
© Photographer: Ryszard
Laskowski
IUCN Status:
Near Threatened
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