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The peregrine is a winter visitor to Florida. Once endangered, the peregrine is touted as the world's fastest animal, achieving speeds over 200 m.p.h. in a steep dive. Usually found near water or overlooks, this falcon hunts ducks, gulls, shorebirds, pigeons and other birds, often nearly as large as itself.

Peregrine falcon

The peregrine is a winter visitor to Florida. Once endangered, the peregrine is touted as the world's fastest animal, achieving speeds over 200 m.p.h. in a steep dive. Usually found near water or overlooks, this falcon hunts ducks, gulls, shorebirds, pigeons and other birds, often nearly as large as itself.

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