Hyacinth Macaw Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus

These brilliant blue birds are the largest flying parrots in the world!

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ORIGIN:
Central America to South America

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HABITAT:
Rainforests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
2-4 lbs
Length: 3 ft

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DIET:
Palm nuts

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PREDATORS:
Toucans, crows and skunks

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Powerful bite

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REPRODUCTION:
4-week incubation; sexually mature at 6-10 yrs

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THREATS:
Habitat loss

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
50 yrs in human care

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