Survival is the name of the game in nature--and in this adventure to the harpy's perch. Research the information referred to below that helps the animals of the rain forest to survive and will help you to survive your journey up the tree. Write what you discover in your TRAVEL LOG, then click forward to the next page of the adventure.

Research the harpy eagle. How does it compare with other eagles (size/strength/lifestyle)? What are its prey and hunting methods? Is the harpy an endangered species? If so, can you hypothesize why? Are other rain forest birds endangered? Are the reasons the same? What role does the harpy eagle play in the mythology of rain forest peoples?

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