Fierce photo of the American national bird soaring through the air. This image captures the laser-sharp determination that makes the bald eagle a famous predator.
Although the bald eagle is now a universally understood metonymic stand-in for the United States, Ben Franklin hated the birds. Bald Eagles are scavenger creatures, which Franklin did not think befitting of the new country. Benjamin Franklin himself supported the turkey as the national bird.
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