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Planet Earth

Photo safari - wedge-tailed eagle

Not Exactly Rocket ScienceBy Ed YongMay 2, 2010 9:00 PM


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The wedge-tailed eagle - a truly formidable bird of prey whose impressive beak and talons are tempered only by the fact that it looks like it's wearing flares. This individual, at Caversham Wildlife Park, spent a while dragging its beak against a log. Feel free to hazard a guess as to why - sharpening, perhaps?

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