Endangered harpy eagle chick hatches at Zoo Miami

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Zoo welcomes new addition to Amazon and Beyond exhibit
Published On: Jan 04 2013 03:03:49 PM EST 

MIAMI - On December 2nd, a harpy eagle chick hatched at the harpy eagle enclosure within the Amazon and Beyond exhibit.

Because bird hatchings, especially those of large raptors, are extremely delicate and experience relatively high mortality during the first few weeks, the zoo’s protocol is to wait 30 days before formally announcing the hatching to the public.

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