What Predators Eat Eagles?

Golden Eagle Flying
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Eagles are apex predators, which means they are at the top of the food chain with no other animals considered the eagles’ predators. Apex predators, such as the eagle, play an important role in the balance and health of an ecosystem. They kill and eat animals while having virtually no predators of their own.

Eagles and other birds of prey occupy the top of the food chain and have no predator, which contributes to their lifespan longevity. They eat fish, ducks and small mammals and are commonly known to salvage dead fish and animal carcasses as well as steal food from other animals.

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