Amazon eagle faces starvation in 'last stronghold'

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Conservationists say one of the world's largest eagles has "nearly zero" chance of surviving Amazon deforestation. According to a new study, the bird is struggling to feed its young in parts of the rainforest that have been stripped of trees. About 17% of the Amazon has been destroyed over the past 50 years, and losses have recently been on the rise. The harpy eagle is the largest in the Americas, with huge talons for hunting monkeys and sloths in the treetops.

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