Wildlife University: Bald Eagle
The bald eagle was on the brink of extinction, but today, its recovery is a model for all wildlife. Take this course about a national success story.
- Understand the bald eagle's natural history, including its habitat, range, and unique physical characteristics.
- Describe threats to the eagle, both present and past.
- Explain the role that the Endangered Species Act and other similar legislation plays in the eagle's survival.
- Summarize why the eagle is often referred to as an Endangered Species Act success story.
- Identify actions you can take to help the eagle continue to thrive.