Asked in Eagles
Why did the bald eagle nearly became extinct in the 20th century?
The bald eagle almost became extinct because of bird hunters (before bald eagles became protected) and because of Bald Eagle hunters (hunters that ONLY hunted bald eagles, even after it became illegal to hunt them. Even though bald Eagles are no longer endangered, they are still protected by the law, however, there are still a few bald eagle hunters out there. ...
Asked in Animal Life
What are the animals protected during hunting season?
These are state laws, you have to check your states EPA site. However, you can never shoot endangered animals, nor the bald eagles. ...
Asked in Bald Eagles
What is the range of bald eagles?
Well, in 2007 the bald eagles were removed from the endangered species list, the lower point of bald eagles was 417 breeding pairs, it is now estimated that there are over 10,000 breeding pairs with at least 1 mating pair in each state. In some other answers it says there are 47,000 bald eagles left. Now the bald eagles are listed with a status of "threatened". ...