The Golden Eagle


“Thrice the age of a dog the age of a horse, Thrice the age of a horse the age of a man, Thrice the age of a man the age of a stag, Thrice the age of a stag the age of an eagle, Thrice the age of an eagle the age of an oak tree.”—Old Gaelic saying.


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GORDON, S. The Golden Eagle. Nature 118, 377–379 (1926).

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