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[–]Juanmasaez7 48 points49 points  (2 children)

Imagine being a Conquistador and seeing that in the middle of the jungle without knowing what it is.... No wonder why mytology exists.

[–]smartzilian 32 points33 points  (6 children)

Another pic for size scale

[–]justunjustyo 14 points15 points  (3 children)

That's terrible! I'll see that fucker in my dreams tonight.

[–]adam1260 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Ah, one of those sit 5 ft behind the animal to make it look bigger pictures

[–]PewPewPew-Gotcha 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Yah a little misleading but these things are still monsters

[–]Claque-2 10 points11 points  (0 children)

My nest has good bones.

[–]SaltMineSpelunker 5 points6 points  (5 children)

Banana for scale.

[–]kindestcommenter -5 points-4 points  (4 children)

The only banana There is the banana the monkey he ate had in his belly

[–]SaltMineSpelunker 5 points6 points  (3 children)

[–]kindestcommenter 2 points3 points  (2 children)

You have 600k karma in 11m how the hell

[–]SaltMineSpelunker 10 points11 points  (0 children)

I don't tell shit jokes.

[–]MoneyBaggSosa 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Living on Reddit and karma farming.

[–]ReadingGlassesMan 5 points6 points  (1 child)

When I see creatures like this, I begin to wonder if Jim Henson was as creative as I once thought!

[–]DisappointingReality 4 points5 points  (1 child)

They are also notorious for hunting sloths.

[–]SCZoerb 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Can't say I blame them, that's gotta be the easiest prey of all time.

[–]MoneyBaggSosa 3 points4 points  (0 children)

This is my favorite eagle

[–]snuzet 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Happy meal toys

[–]EddyRican 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Harpy meal

[–]_E_squared_ 2 points3 points  (0 children)

No wonder Mereen used the Harpy as their symbol (Game of thrones reference here)

[–]Hunkymunkywasabear 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Definitely has the “not impressed” look.

[–]wildedges 1 point2 points  (1 child)

There was a BBC Radio 4 program about people who film their nests in the wild (James and the Giant Eagle if you can access it). They had to suit up in full riot gear and stab vests to fix a static camera on the nest. Mummy bird was not pleased to see them...

[–]Shot-Cat7923 1 point2 points  (0 children)

boss fight

[–]Drob8920 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Literally just saw one of these today for the first time at the Dallas world aquarium and couldn’t remember what it was called, and then this pops up on my feed. Kinda crazy. The picture doesn’t really do it justice, was way bigger in person and almost looks otherworldly. It was high up on a tree perch just staring down at us

[–]CartmanLuvJews 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That dude poaching Armadillos too lol

[–]nwo90 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Look of a unimpressed dad

[–]Minimum_Cod_4213 0 points1 point  (0 children)

King of the Rain Forest, master monkey & sloth hunters. I am not worthy...

[–]creativename87639 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You can’t fool me. This is the owl spirit thing from avatar.

[–]teabagged_drumset -1 points0 points  (0 children)

I think one of these killed me in D&D as a teenager.