Spotlight on Macaws

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Macaws are the largest parrots in the world and can be found from the southern Mexico to Peru, as well as Bolivia, eastern Brazil and the island of Trininad. They prefer to spend their time in tall trees in humid tropical forests where they also nest from January through April. It is important to learn more about macaws and help eliminate habitat devastation due to environmental changes as well as the risks of unregulated exotic pet market.

Fortunately, there are lots of wonderful zoos and various organizations that are doing a great job at protecting and promoting macaws well-being among all other animals under their care.


Bronx Zoo

Brookfield Zoo

Central Park Zoo

Cincinnati Zoo

Columbus Zoo

Dallas Zoo

Denver Zoo

Fort Worth Zoo

Henry Doorly Zoo

Houston Zoo

Indianopolis Zoo

Living Desert Zoo

Memphis Zoo

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

San Diego Zoo

San Fransisco Zoo

San Fransisco Zoological Society

St. Louis Zoo - Emerson Children's Zoo

Woodland Park Zoo

​Zoo Miami

World Parrot Trust
World Parrot Trust - USA Branch

Parrots Magazine

Avicultural Society of America
The Oasis Sanctuary
Avian Welfare Coalition


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