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11 animals that mate for life

By: Bryan Nelson on Feb. 12, 2010, 11:50 a.m.
Pair of bald eagles

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Bald eagles

They are the national emblem of the United States, and when it comes to maintaining relationships, bald eagles soar much higher than the country they symbolize. Bald eagles typically mate for life, except in the event of their partner's death or impotency — a number far lower than America's divorce rate, which now exceeds 50 percent.