Reference to the Golden Eagle has brought additional interest to The Jhon Collector Mysteries. Mention of personal experience has resulted in, conservatively, a deluge of communications from people wanting to know more.
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The Golden Eagle has advanced cognitive ability, as demonstrated by its ability to exploit thermal currents in the atmosphere and radiant heat generated from rocky surfaces. Riding the heat waves the Golden Eagle reduces the amount of calories otherwise consumed while hunting for prey.