The Hyacinth Macaw is the largest parrot in the world and can reach 100 cm in length. It is found in central and South America but unfortunately due to a huge demand for the Hyacinth Macaw as a pet it has had a drastic effect on it’s population
Hyacinth macaw, Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus: the parrot family's largest species, the hyacinth macaw is far less common than it once was, due to trafficking in the pet-bird trade and hunting for food and feathers. Males are slightly larger than females.
Scarlet macaws are the largest parrots in the world. They mostly eat nuts, leaves, berries, and seeds, but have been observed eating fruits poisonous enough to kill other animals. Scientists think they also eat clay to neutralize the plant toxins.
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