National Geographic : 1923 Aug
©1905 William L.Finley and H.T.Bohlman YOUNG GOLDEN EAGLES READY TO BREAK HOME TIES There are two species of Eagles in the United States-the Golden Eagle, nearly exterminated eastofthe Mississippi, and theBald Eagle, our national bird. Alaska is trying hard to reduce the number of the latter. Her bounty law has caused the slaughter ofabout 12,000 Eagles todate. The salmon canners claim that the Bald Eagles catch many fish and are destructive to fur-bearing animals andreindeer fawns.