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1 March 2003 Predation of an Infant Collared Peccary by a Harpy Eagle in Eastern Amazonia
Stephen F. Ferrari, Marcio Port-Carvalho
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Abstract

An adult Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja) attacked and killed an infant collared peccary (Pecari tajacu) at a site in eastern Amazonia. The eagle appeared to have been prevented from removing its prey immediately by surviving members of the peccary herd. Circumstantial evidence suggests that a set of specific factors, including the abundance of peccaries at the site and forest structure, may have facilitated the attack.

Stephen F. Ferrari and Marcio Port-Carvalho "Predation of an Infant Collared Peccary by a Harpy Eagle in Eastern Amazonia," The Wilson Bulletin 115(1), 103-104, (1 March 2003). https://doi.org/10.1676/02-030
Received: 21 March 2002; Accepted: 1 August 2002; Published: 1 March 2003
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