By Diane Swanson
(Whitecap Books Ltd., Paperback, 9781551107066, 27pp.)
Publication Date: January 2010
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Flying far is what eagles love to do In fact, some fly all the way from Mexico to the Arctic . In these pages award-winning author Diane Swanson straps on her feathers to find these amazing facts: See-through eyelids protect eagles' eyes, Eagles can kill prey four times heavier than themselves, One bald eagle weighed as much as a minivan.
"About the series: " Each book in the Welcome to the World of Series introduces children to wildlife through color photographs, lively description and amazing facts.
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