South Luangwa National Park
Photo by Ian Salisbury


Did you know... Zambia's national bird, the African fish eagle, spends up to 95% of its day perched in a tree, and may only actively hunt for about ten minutes each day? On spotting a fish it swoops down to snatch the prey from the water with powerful, clawed talons. It then flies back to its perch to eat its catch. Like other sea eagles, the African fish eagle has structures on its toes called spiricules that allows it to grasp quite heavy fish and other slippery prey.

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