Ara ararauna

Body Length:2.5' - 3'
Weight:1.75 - 4 lbs
Geographic Distribution:Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela
Habitat:Forests and savannahs
Diet:Seeds, grains, nuts, and fruit
Status in the Wild:Least Concern

Native to the forests and savannahs of Central and South America, the blue-and-yellow macaw can fly up to 35 miles per hour. The species play an important part in maintaining the ecosystem through seed dispersal from their waste.