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.