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Science and the Giant Eagles

6 days ago   |   By Ornithology

The other day I received an email from a person who swears he saw three giant eagles as big as men on a roadway a few years ago. He went on to describe them - yellow eyes, yellow legs, rusty-rainbow colors on the shoulder, large beak like a big toucan- a good description of Great Blue Herons. That's what I told him but he insists that these were new species of giant eagles unknown to science (because he couldn't find them in any books). He says they have been found all over the U.S. but are rare and only seen during migration. I said it is very unlikely- nay, impossible- that giant eagles...
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