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The Blakiston's fish owl, an endangered species, relies on old-growth riparian forest to provide nesting and foraging habitat. Credit: © Jonathan C. Slaght, WCS Russia. Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2013-08-huge-owls-trees.html#jCp
A study spearheaded by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the University of Minnesota has shown that the world's largest owl—and one of the rarest—is also a key indicator of the health of some of the last great primary forests of Russia's Far East.

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