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Animal Hall of Fame: Meanest

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Peregrinefalcon

Bird


The peregrine falcon, a fiercely aggressive hunter, preys on small mammals and other birds. It descends on its victims from the air at speeds of up to 200 m.p.h. Falcons don't build nests. Instead, they lay their eggs on the ground, on the ledges of cliffs, or in abandoned nests of other birds.

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