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harpy eagle Syllabification: har·py ea·gle
Pronunciation: /ˈhärpē ˈēɡəl/

Definition of harpy eagle in English:


A large crested eagle of tropical rain forests, often preying on monkeys.
Example sentences
  • The most powerful bird of prey on Earth, the harpy eagle, weighs up to 20 pounds (nine kilograms), has a seven-foot wing span, and is armed with talons as big as grizzly bear claws.
  • Enjoy an evening with cinematographer Neil Rettig and his amazing film featuring the harpy eagle from the rain forests of South America.
  • The parklands are home to some of the last remaining stretches of the species-abundant Atlantic rain forest and many creatures on the ‘threatened’ list like the giant otter, Brazilian jaguar and harpy eagle.
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