The largest eagle in the world is an absolute stunner.

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Image credits: The Next Gen Scientist

Harpy eagles are the largest, most powerful raptors to be found in rainforests around the globe. What’s more, they are among the very largest species of eagles on planet Earth. Their wingspan can reach up to 7 feet and 4 inches (224 centimeters), but they weigh only 8.5-20 pounds (3.8-9 kilograms).

Talk about fierce claws…

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Image credits: Judie Custer

What a majestic animal!

According to Fact Zoo, harpy eagles eat larger prey than smaller birds: “Monkeys, tree porcupines, sloths, coatis, birds, snakes, lizards, etc.” We’re just glad that ‘people’ aren’t on that list!

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Image credits: leon_moore_nature_experience

I think I have found my Halloween costume.