37 Interesting Facts About Eagles

January 28, 2017
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  1. Valannin says:

    #28 is clearly incorrect. The linked citation appears to be a website written for or by elementary school students, and contains no mathematical justification for the statement. There are dozens, if not hundreds of rifle calibers, all with varying degrees of power. A 9 pound bald eagle, in freefall at 99 mph, will generate 3900 joules, or 2800 foot pounds of energy when it strikes .A standard 5.56 NATO rifle round will generate about 1,800 joules of energy, or 1325 foot pounds. A .338 Lapua magnum, however, will generate 6,600 joules, or about 4,900 foot pounds.

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