Deborah Kruger

Philipine Eagle

(Pithecophaga Jefferyi)

The Phillippine Eagle is symbolic of the Filipino’s bravery and strength. The lord of the skies, the Philippine Eagle is the world’s largest eagle and can only be found in our country. Native to the Philippine forests. Philippine Eagles do eat monkeys, but they also prey on a whole host of animals, both large and small. They have been known to hunt bats, civets, flying squirrels, and macaques. They also eat birds, including other birds of prey, snakes and lizards.Wild population is now 180 – 500 mature adults

Did you know: The Philippine Eagle can live up to 60 years of age?