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Macaw Parrots

Scientific Name

Ara ararauna

👀 Animal Footmark

Learn more about them below

Fun Fact!
Did you Know?!
These colorful birds can live up to 80 years, which is longer than many other bird species. They also have strong beaks used for cracking open nuts and seeds.

Life Span

In the wild

30-50 years

at the zoo

Up to 60 years



1-3 pounds


10-40 inches (varies by species)



A lot of insects and occasionally plants.


Originated from Central and South America.

They inhabit forests and woodlands.

Conservation Status

Least Concern (LC)

Learn more about their conversion status.

The IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Natur maintains the Red List, a global database assessing the conservation status of species. It's a vital tool for tracking endangered species and guiding conservation efforts.

in the twin valleys

Macaw Parrots
On Map
Visit them at Brantford Nature's Getaway

Navigate to them across our 25 acres.

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Find them in Brantford