Two eagles build a nest and return each year to add a bit here and a bit there.
The bald eagle builds a nest about 12 feet deep and 8 feet across — the dimensions of the average child’s bedroom.
Next to Alaska, Florida has the most bald eagles.
By the way, eagles don’t go bald.
An eagle’s eyesight is so good that if it could read, it could perch on a football field’s goalpost and read a newspaper under the goalpost at the other end.
On cloudy days, people see better than eagles.
The bald eagle is a powerful flier, and reaches speeds of 35–44 miles per hour when gliding and flapping, and about 30 miles per hour while carrying fish.
The U.S space shuttle uses Greenwich Mean Time.