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BIRDS - RAPTORS

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ANIMAL FACTS - Raptors

Peregrine Falcons have the potential to reach speeds in excess of 400 kilometres per hour in a stoop or dive. This makes the Peregrine the fastest animal on the planet today.

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Raptors are identified as Birds of Prey that capture their food using their feet. They have three distinguishing features:

  • large talons (or claws) used for hunting
  • very keen eye sight to target prey
  • sharp hooked beak for the tearing up of prey once caught

Our Sub-Species

Andean Condor

Vultur gryphus
Our Amazing Andean Condor(s) are currently on displayCrocoseum

Threat Level

Endangered

Endangered

Andean Condor(s) Profiles

Chief

Wedge-tailed Eagle

Amelio the Wedge-tailed Eagle
Our Amazing Wedge-tailed Eagle(s) are currently on displayCrocoseum

Wedge-tailed Eagle(s) Profiles

Amelio

Barking Owl

It
Our Amazing Barking Owl(s) are currently on display

Barking Owl(s) Profiles

Nuebi

Whistling Kite

Milvus sphenurus
Our Amazing Whistling Kite(s) are currently on displayCrocoseum

Whistling Kite(s) Profiles

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