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The golden eagle is federally protected under the Bald Eagle Protection Act of 1962. In some parts, a decline of golden eagle populations has been recorded. Washington and Montana list it as a species of special concern; and Maine, New Hampshire and New York recognize it as an endangered species
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The Golden Eagle is one of the largest, fastest hunting birds in North America. The Golden Eagle has a powerful beak, and talons which it uses to hunt jackrabbits and other small mammals. The Golden Eagle will defend it's young, or sometimes it's dinner, even against larger animals.

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The oldest known golden eagle lived to 46 years in captivity. In the wild, golden eagles have been known to live up to 32 years.
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