The Largest Eagles in the World Have Talons Bigger Than Bear Claws

The harpy eagle (Harpia harpyja) is a neotropical species of eagle, and they have talons bigger than a Grizzly bear’s claw. The harpy eagle is the national bird of Panama and is symbolize on the coat of arms of Panama. They are the giants of the birds of prey world—not only in size but also in looks—even though they are rarely sighted in the wild.

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They have large quizzical eyes, a feathered collar framing the face, a full dress of black, grey, and white feathers, and a grey feathered crown to complete the picture, these amazing birds are reminiscent of a high court judge in full robes and wig—ready to pass judgement.