Blue-throated Macaw Ara glaucogularis

Double vision? Although these birds look a lot like blue-and-gold macaws, they have a higher-pitched voice and, of course, a blue throat!

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ORIGIN:
Bolivia

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HABITAT:
Rainforests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
1-2 lbs
Height: 3 ft

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DIET:
Leaves, fruits, seeds and nuts

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PREDATORS:
Owls and monkeys

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Powerful beak

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REPRODUCTION:
26-day incubation; sexually mature at 5 yrs

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THREATS:
Collection for pet trade

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Up to 50 yrs in human care

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