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Why is the peregrine falcon endangered?

The peregrine falcon is endangered by several factors: 1: Pesticides. During th 1950s - 70s, a 'mirical' pesticides was invented, the DDT (Dichloro-Diphenyl-Trichloroethane) (MORE)
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Where does a peregrine falcon lay eggs?

The peregrine generally lays two to six eggs, usually in a nest high on cliffs or tall buildings. Falcons often use nests that were built by other birds located in these kinds (MORE)
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What does a peregrine falcon eat?

They eat Doves,warterfowl,song  birds,waders,pigeons,rats,voles,hares,mice,squirels,mouning  doves,common swifts,golden eagles,bald eagles, and other small  falcons.
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What are some adaptations of the Peregrine Falcon?

One of the adaptations is its speed As you know, the falcon has amazing abilities to fly at the fastest of speeds, but that is only one of the many adaptations of the Peregr (MORE)
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Are peregrine falcons endangered?

No. The Peregrine Falcon was removed from the U.S. Endangered Species list on August 25, 1999.
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What does do peregrine falcons eat?

Peregrine falcons are carnivores, meaning they eat meat. Peregrine falcons hunt for food in the air and attach their claws to a bird in flight, or otherwise overwhelm their (MORE)