The Philippine Eagle is an extremely large species of raptor that lives only in the Philippines. One of the largest species of eagle in the world, the Philippine Eagle is also know as the Monkey-eating Eagle.
Philippine Eagles have long shaggy crests around the nape and crown. These light brown feathers resemble a lion's mane. The underparts are whitish, while the back is dark brown. Philippine Eagles have extremely powerful feet and sharp talons.
The Philippine Eagle has a conservation status of Critically Endangered. The species faces several threats, including habitat loss due to deforestation, illegal poaching, and habitat degradation from pollution and pesticide use. The Philippine Eagle is the national bird of the Philippines.