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Harpy Eagle Wing, Articulated
SC-043-67-A $135.00

Bird wings follow the classic vertebrate plan for the upper limb with some modifications for flight, such as modified joints for folding and locking of wings, fused wrist bones and a reduction of digits.

The avian skeleton includes several unique features that enable flight. It is lightweight, often weighing less than the bird's feathers. Certain bones, called pneumatic bones, are composed of air-sacs supported by cross-struts, which reduces the bone's weight while maintaining its structural rigidity.

There are four basic bird wing shapes, each suited to specific environments and type of flight: Passive Soaring Wings for passively using thermal updrafts over land to soar, glide and circle; Active Soaring Wings for actively seeking air currents over oceans to travel long distances, Elliptical Wings for predator evasion, fast take offs, and short bursts of speed with high maneuverability, and High Speed Wings for prolonged high speed travel. There is one additional specialized shape, for hovering.

The Harpy Eagle, one of the largest and most powerful eagles, has a relatively short wingspan with nearly circular wings which allows them speed and maneuverability in their tropical rainforest habitat. They rarely soar, instead, they perch in the canopy listening and looking for their prey, which is mostly arboreal. Once prey is located, a Harpy Eagle will launch a rapid and agile attack, swooping through dense forest and grabbing prey directly off tree trunks and branches.

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Scientific Name Catalogue # Size Price
Harpia harpyja SC-043-67-A 22 ¾" L extended 58cm L $135.00
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Bone Clones® bag for skulls and skeletal parts, useful for carrying and storing any number of Bone Clones® products. Its roomy 12" x 18" size makes it suitable for most human, hominid, and primate skulls, as well as many other medium-sized Bone Clones®. You can even use it for transporting your natural bone skulls. The soft grey flannel offers gentle protection and the sturdy braided cord provides a secure closure. If you're unsure whether a certain product will fit, feel free to contact us to check.

Catalogue # Size Price
BA-100 12" W x 18" L $12.50
TOTAL 135.00
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