By Josie  March 20th, 2024

10 Reasons Why the Bald Eagle is the National Animal of the U.S.

What screams “freedom” more than being able to soar in the sky, seeing the world underneath you becoming smaller and smaller.

#1 Freedom

The bald eagle is native to North America, making it an authentic symbol representing the United States.

#2 Native Species

Its striking white head and tail against a brown body and wings makes this bird instantly recognizable.

#3 Majestic Appearance

Bald eagles can live up to 30 years in the wild – symbolizing resilience and endurance.

#4 Longevity

Capable of flying at altitudes of up to 10,000 feet, the bald eagle could be seen to represent the far-reaching aspirations of the American people.

#5 High Flying

With its sharp vision, the bald eagle symbolizes the foresight and vigilance required to protect and guide the nation.

#6 Vision

As a top predator, the bald eagle serves as an indicator of environmental health.

#7 Environmental Indicator

The bald eagle’s ability to live a long life and its practice of renewing its feathers symbolize renewal and growth.

#8 Renewal

Demonstrating remarkable courage and skill, bald eagles dive at high speeds to catch their prey, reflecting the American spirit of bravery.

#9 Corageous Hunters

The bald eagle’s ability to thrive in diverse environments mirrors the American value of adaptability and resilience.

#10 Adaptability

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