Bald Eagle Research Paper

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The bald eagle has a body built for catching prey and flying for this to happen they need to have strong muscles and have every little weight, they can weigh as much as 3-6.3 kg (6-13 pounds) as well their body temperature can be 41 degrees celsius. The bald eagle's body is light because they have hollow bones, they also have to be very strong to be able to go down to catch their prey and carry them. Some parts of a bald eagle's body have braces to make them stronger.
When an eagle flaps its wing most of the power for flying come from the downward stroke, an eagle's wing can go as fast as 50 km/h. An eagle can go faster by turning the front edges of its wings into the wind and cuts through the air to go faster when an eagle wants to slow