How Do Baby Eagles Learn to Fly?

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Baby eagles are taught to fly by observing their parents, and using their instinct called 'imprinting'. At about 8-10 weeks old when flight feathers are growing, the parents hover over the nest and flap their wings. The babies do the same, rising slightly above the nest as their new wings catch air. After days of viorous practice and wing flapping, fledgelings are nudged from the nest by their parents to their first flight. You can find more information here: http://www.prophetic.net/eagles.htm
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