Wild Facts

October 03, 2001

do you KNOW?

How fast can an eagle fly?

Answer: Some migrating eagles can catch columns of rising air and reach speeds of 30 miles per hour!

learn MORE!

Visit the bald eagle at the Baltimore Zoo!

Read The Bald Eagle, Endangered No More by Mac and Jennifer Priebe.

1. There are now an estimated 500,000 bald eagles in the United States.

2. 80 percent of all bald eagles are found in Alaska.

3. The bald eagle was recently removed from the endangered species list.

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