12 Days of ZooLights: Bald Eagle

12 Days of ZooLights

By Angel Mills
|  Friday, Dec 28, 2012  |  Updated 8:51 PM EDT
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12 Days of ZooLights: Bald Eagle

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Haven't made it to the National Zoo this holiday season? Catch up on what you're missing with our 12 Days of Zoo Lights. From Nov. 23 to Jan. 1, the zoo is illuminated with a sparking light display featuring sculptures of many of the zoo’s most popular animals. We're sharing one with you each day.

Today's animal: Bald Eagle

ZooLights debut: 2007

Number of lights used: 350

Habitat: Bald eagles can be found throughout North America and usually rest near bodies of water.

At the zoo: There is only one bald eagle living at the zoo. Tioga was rescued from the wild and came to the zoo in 1998.

Bet you didnt know... Bald eagles can live up to 50 years.

Day 11: Dec. 29: Sea Lion

Day 10: Dec. 28: Kiwi

 

Day 9: Dec. 27: Lion

Day 8 (Dec. 26): Hummingbird

Day 7 (Dec. 25): Donkey

Day 6 (Dec. 24): Butterfly

Day 5 (Dec. 21): Crab

Day 4 (Dec. 20): Cow

Day 3 (Dec. 19): Flamingo

Day 2 (Dec. 18): Cheetah

Day 1 (Dec. 17): Komodo Dragon

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