How long do american bald eagles live?

Answer American Bald Eagles typically live 30 to 35 years in the wild. Eagles living in captivity live longer; in some cases, up to 50 years. Bald Eagles are currently protected under several acts, includ... Read More »

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Why Were American Bald Eagles Endangered?

The American bald eagle was placed on the Environmental Protection Agency's endangered species list in 1967. Since then, the only eagle native to the United States has become a symbol for the envir... Read More »

Projects on Bald Eagles for Middle School Students?

The bald eagle is a bird of prey whose population is in decline due to being hunted by man, suffering from changed habitats, and the effects of harmful pesticides used in agriculture. To help prote... Read More »

How long does a North American crow live?

The American crow is a large black bird found in the United States, southern Canada and northern Mexico. It has an average lifespan of seven or eight years, though this species has been known to li... Read More »

When did the bald eagle become an American symbol?

The bald eagle was adopted by the American Continental Congress in June 1782 as an emblem on the Great Seal of the United States, as a representation of liberty and Read More »