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How much weight can a bald eagle carry?

According to the Alaskan Fish And Game department, "The wings of an eagle need to support the eight to 12-pound bird as well as whatever the bird is carrying, and best estimates put the ...
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Bald eagle vs. vultures?

As bon says in the comments, the most likely explanation is that the vultures and eagle were fighting over a carcass. The answer to your question "do eagles eat carrion?" is an emphatic yes: Unlike ...
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Bald eagle vs. vultures?

The vultures had likely found something that the eagle also wanted in on. I come from a part of the world where Bald Eagles are everywhere, and yes, they are carrion birds that eat roadkill and found ...
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