The Harpy Eagle is an indicator species in tropical lowland forest, with its range being synonomous with quality forest. One of the big questions in climate change is how this will affect the Amazon Basin. In contrast, to the polar regions where there is a high degree of confidence about how it will change, no one is sure how the Amazon Basin will change. -Mike Tidwell

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Photo credit: Field Biologist, Fernando Vaca
Courtesy of the Shiripuno Amazon Lodge & Shiripuno Research Center

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