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Feathers of Death: Eagle’s Unparalleled Speed Makes It the Sky’s Most Terrifying Predator of Monkeys


Speaking of birds of prey that frequently hunt monkeys is undoubtedly the harpy eagle, the largest and most powerful of the rainforest-dwelling raptors (about 4 to 8 kg), equipped with claws ( claws) are the largest of that of a bird of prey, allowing it to pounce on large monkey-like prey – such as capuchins, spider monkeys and howler monkeys, among others – weighing more than 7 kg.

– African crowned eagle, which lives in the tropical forests of sub-Saharan Africa (including the Congo Basin) – this raptor regularly hunts monkeys such as vervets, colbuss and even baboons dogs, which they kill by applying enough force through their claws to suffocate them.


They fly in the sky and then observe where the prey stands and then proceed to hunt.

when it saw its prey unnoticed, it galloped down like a rocket to pounce on the prey, it used its sharp claws to squeeze the prey to suffocate it.

and it takes the prey back to the nest for its cubs to enjoy the spoils obtained.


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