The harpy eagle (Harpia harpyja) is a breathtaking and majestic bird of prey, considered one of the largest and most powerful eagles in the world. It inhabits the tropical rainforests of Central and South America. The harpy eagle is characterized by its massive size, slate-black feathers, striking facial features, and powerful talons. With its wingspan reaching up to 2 meters (6.5 feet), it possesses remarkable agility for navigating through the dense forest canopy. As an apex predator, the harpy eagle primarily feeds on large mammals such as monkeys, sloths, and other sizable prey. The harpy eagle holds significant cultural importance and is revered as a symbol of strength and majesty in the realm of wildlife.