Twenty years after the world witnessed the tragic events of Septemebr 11th we honour the lives lost with this article about the American Eagle.
The American Eagle is one of the most amazing and powerful animals on Earth. It’s hunting skills along with ferocity make this predator number one among birds.
Gliding far above any and all food that it wants to catch, It can drop down undetected. In flight entertainment consists of swooping in at thirty to fifty miles and hour (on a side note a peregrine falcon can travel at speeds of 200 mph)
It can spot its prey from over a mile away. With an average wingspan of 5-8 ft, Eagles can sail effortlessly above anything and everything.
The Bald Eagle is a stealthy enough to swoop down undetected to pluck fish directly out of the water.
With talons that cut through and grip it’s prey, this bird represents the true power and yet it is so elegant and smooth in flight.
A symbol so powerful that it is seen on the American quarter, silver dollar and half dollar.
It is also found on every single bill (except Thomas Jefferson on the $2).
It can be found by looking on the opposite side of George Washington on the one dollar bill and is almost touching the faces of Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant and George Washington, respectivley as we move up to the one-hundred dollar bill.
Steeped in the history of America, it has been woven into the social fabric and was placed on a copper penny as early as 1776. It is imprinted on the all americans and immigrants alike. seen in every airport and most government seal’s.
It is the main fical point of the Seal for the US president, a most recognizable symbol for that branches out around the entire world to symbolise strength, ferocity and elegance. just a couple of core values delivered to the world by America.
Lest we forget – 9/11 and all its heroes!