harpy eagle

noun
a large, powerful eagle, Harpia harpyja, of tropical America: an endangered species.

Origin:
1820–30

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harpy eagle
 
n
a very large tropical American eagle, Harpia harpyja, with a black-and-white plumage and a head crest

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However, the primary threat is the harpy eagle, which preys on small mammals below and birds up high in the canopy.
The park contains such rare species as the jaguar, harpy eagle, wild dog and tapir.
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