Golden Conure Guaruba guarouba

Golden conures are expert climbers! They will often use their beaks as a “third foot” when scaling trees.

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ORIGIN:
Brazil

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HABITAT:
Rainforests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
10-11 oz
Height: 1 ft

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DIET:
Fruits and nuts

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PREDATORS:
Snakes and birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Sharp nails

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REPRODUCTION:
30-day incubation

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THREATS:
Habitat loss

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Up to 43 yrs in human care

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Melbourne, FL 32940

phone: 321.254.9453

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