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On the cone's tip, there's a golden eagle with open wings -- a flag's finial.
Gila monsters and coyotes eat their eggs for breakfast; roadrunners and snakes snack on juvenile tortoises; badgers and golden eagles feast on adults.
In traditional European imagery, the griffin is usually a hybrid animal—half–African lion and half–golden eagle.
With a natural riparian area, the quail coveys are thriving, along with a family of California Greater Roadrunners, red-tail and cooper hawks, beneficial snakes like the coastal rosy boa, and the occasional golden eagle or snowy egret.
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GOLDEN EAGLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of golden eagle for English Language Learners
: a very large bird that lives in the northern parts of the world and that is dark brown with yellow feathers on the back of its head and neck
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