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Wedge-tailed Eagle Australia’s Largest Raptor

Warning, graphic content. They kill Eastern Grey male Kangaroos.

The Wedge-tailed Eagle Aquila audax. Image — Wikimedia Commons.

Caution, this article contains descriptions of actual kills and eating the prey.

Two Wedge-tailed Eagles circled a grazing mob of kangaroos, they had selected one young adult male to attack and dived at it. The kangaroo was about 1.2metres tall.

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Peter Miles

Peter Miles

45 years in Environmental Science, B.Env.Sc. in Wildlife & Conservation Biology. Writes on Animals, Plants, Soil & Climate Change. environmentalsciencepro.com