southern Mexico to northeastern Argentina
howler monkeys, squirrel monkeys, capuchins, sloths, coatis, kinkajous, agoutis, macaws, curassows, iguanas
5 kg to 9 kg
- Breeding period
- Achievable age
over 30 years
Threat Categories of IUCN
The female harpy is significantly larger than her male counterpart and her wingspan can be as wide as two metres. While the female incubates the eggs and raises the young, the male provides them with food, which he grabs and kills with his extremely powerful talons that can reach 7 cm in length.