The Harpy Eagle’s talons are as large as the claws of a Grizzly Bear. Harpy Eagles build large nests that can measure 5 ft (1.5 m) across and 4 ft (1.2 m) deep.
Despite their name, Harlequin Frogs are actually true toads and belong to the Bufonidae family. The bright colors of the Harlequin Frog serve as a warning to predators of its toxicity.
• In 1974 the wild population was reduced to 4 known individuals. • Monkeys, Mongooses and Black Rats prey on the eggs of the Mauritius Kestrel.
Scientists call Hawaiian monk seals “living fossils” because their anatomy, behavior, and physiology are only slightly different from seals that lived 14-16 million years ago. Hawaiians refer to the seal as `Ilio holo I ka uaua, which means, "dog that runs in rough water."
The Komodo dragon can eat up to 80% of its own body weight at one time. Their saliva contains over 50 types of bacteria, as well as venom, which can cause a fatal infection to their prey.