in a Wild Habitat
what's happening, and why:
can see in this front view that eagles can use both eyes together
to see ahead.
- Eagles have
eyes set with forward views, like binoculars. An eagle's binocular
vision helps it catch prey. Many birds have their eyes set
more on the sides. This means limited forward views. (That's
why robins tilt their heads to look for worms with just one
- Why the
huge nostrils? Birds need to breathe in lots of air for their
high-paced activities. Also, eagles need to take in as much
oxygen per breath as possible when flying at high altitudes.
animals have limited forward vision. Their eyes are located at
the sides of their heads. Can you think of some animals with
this kind of anatomy?
advantages would a bird have for seeing only to the side?
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