Central and Eastern parts of Canada and the United States
Bone crusher. Thanks to lightning-quick aerial kicks and stumps forceful enough to shatter bone, the secretary bird is a master at immobilizing dangerous prey. A much more formidable hunter than its crane-like appearance would suggest, it is even capable of vanquishing the deadly black mamba, the fastest terrestrial snake in the world. But this skill makes the bird a popular pet for humans, who rob nests and raise young as protection from snakes. Meanwhile, prey is becoming harder and harder to find due to habitat degradation.
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