Diet[change | change source]
The Secretary Bird hunts African snakes. It is known to hunt even venomous cobras and other reptiles. The Secretary Bird claws are weak and blunt, so to make a kill, it stomps on its victim, breaking its neck.
Size[change | change source]
Standing up, the Secretary Bird is nearly 4.5 feet (1.3 m) tall.
References[change | change source]
- Brinkley, Edward S. Brinkley (2003). "Reader's Digest Pathfinders" Creatures of the Air and Sea. Singapore: Reader's Digest Children's Books. p. 17. .