Prehistoric Animals That We Are Glad Went Extinct

Haast's Eagle

#6 Haast’s Eagle

A perfect example of island gigantism, the Haast’s Eagle is a terrorizing specimen of the prey birds. Its 30-pound heavy and large body induces just as much fear as a giant dinosaur would.

Often termed as a mega-eagle, this mammoth bird has a history of eating children and petrifying humans with its unchecked power.

As opposed to the regality of eagles found today, the Haast’s Eagle scaly body is not a great sight for the eyes.

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