ASL sign for: eagle

Meaning; A large bird of prey with a massive hooked bill and long broad wings, renowned for its keen sight and powerful soaring flight.

Fun trivia: Certain bald eagles, living in Alaska, have eight-foot wingspans. A bald eagle can reach 100 miles per hour in a dive.

Some eagles are capable of killing a fawn as prey as well as flying away with it.

Bald eagles can swim, using a stroke similar to the butterfly stroke.


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