Yellow-naped Amazon Amazona auropalliata

Teen angst? While transitioning to adulthood, yellow-naped amazons behave in an unusually cranky manner!

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ORIGIN:
Central America

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HABITAT:
Swamps and grasslands

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
Height: 15 in

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DIET:
Fruits and seeds

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PREDATORS:
Snakes

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Powerful beak

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REPRODUCTION:
Typically lay 3 eggs at one time

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THREATS:
Habitat loss and collection for the pet trade

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Over 60 yrs

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