North America has only two native eagle species: the golden eagle and the bald eagle. Of these, bald eagles are unique to this continent—they are not found naturally anywhere else in the world. The word “bald” comes from the old English word “balde,” which means white.

  • More To Learn More



    Bats don’t slip from their sleeping roosts because they can lock their talons onto the branches where they sleep. The



    Unlike most ducks, wood ducks nest in tree cavities—for instance, you might find one in an old woodpecker hole! The

    panda carrying cub in her mouth


    A wild female panda may have five to eight offspring in her lifetime, but she will only give birth once every other year.