Martial eagle

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Martial eagle
Polemaetus bellicosus Martial Eagle.JPG
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Aves
Order: Accipitriformes
Family: Accipitridae
Genus: Polemaetus
Binomial name
Polemaetus bellicosus
Polemaetus bellicosus distribution map.png
Where the Martial Eagle lives

The martial eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus) is a bird of prey. It lives in Africa and is the biggest eagle in Africa, 76 to 96 cm (30–38 in) long, and its wingspan is 188–260 cm (6.2–8.5 ft) long.

Because it is so big, it can kill a small antelope called duikers and eat it, but it could not carry it up to its big nest in the tree.