Wild facts

July 19, 2000

Do you know?

How did the bald eagle get its name?

Answer: From far away, the eagle's white head looks completely bald!

Learn more!

Visit the bald eagle at the Baltimore Zoo.

Read "Bald Eagle" by Gordon Morrison.

1. Plains Indians once used golden eagle faethers for their war bonnets.

2. Bald eagles mate for life and use the same nest each year.

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