Scientific Name: Ara ararauna
Found In: forests, woodlands and savannahs of tropical South America
Size: 32 – 36 inches, weigh up to 2.7 pounds
Diet: Frugivore: seeds, nuts, fruits
Threat Level: Least concern, habitat degradation is affecting populations
Facts: Macaws have zygodactyl feet – two toes facing forward and two back – helping the birds to grasp onto and easily move around on branches.