Planet Earth

Photo safari - wedge-tailed eagle

Not Exactly Rocket ScienceBy Ed YongMay 2, 2010 4:00 PM

Newsletter

Sign up for our email newsletter for the latest science news
 

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?

1 free article left
Want More? Get unlimited access for as low as $1.99/month

Already a subscriber?

Register or Log In

1 free articleSubscribe
Magazine Examples
Want more?

Keep reading for as low as $1.99!

Subscribe

Already a subscriber?

Register or Log In

More From Discover
Recommendations From Our Store
Shop Now
Stay Curious
Join
Our List

Sign up for our weekly science updates.

 
Subscribe
To The Magazine

Save up to 70% off the cover price when you subscribe to Discover magazine.

Copyright © 2021 Kalmbach Media Co.