Cuban Amazon Amazona leucocephala

These birds are highly dependent on their parents as chicks, just like human babies!

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ORIGIN:
Caribbean islands

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HABITAT:
Forests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
9-11 oz
Height: 1 ft

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DIET:
Fruits, leaves and seeds

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PREDATORS:
Cats

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Sharp nails

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REPRODUCTION:
4-week incubation; breed once per year

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THREATS:
Habitat loss and collection for the pet trade

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
40-60 yrs

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