Happy 4th of July!
Please celebrate safely America.
Bald Eagle Trivia
1.) Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson served on the committee that picked the bald eagle for the US national seal (Franklin wanted it to be a turkey).
2.) Bald eagles have very few natural enemies and are only found living in North America.
3.) Bald eagles are not, and never were bald. The term comes from a time when “bald” meant “white-headed”.
4.) Bald eagles get their white head and tail feathers around the age of five.
5.) A bald eagle’s maximum flying speed is 40 mph. It is over 100 mph while in a dive.
6.) They can lift roughly half their own body weight.
7.) The only other kind of eagle that is naturally found in North America is the golden eagle.
8.) Bald eagles mate for life, but if one dies, the survivor will accept a new mate.
9.) It is a felony to shoot an eagle in the United States.
-A&B Die Casting