spotted and reported on gulfnews.com has been claimed by a reader as his lost pet.
Edinburgh Zoo's animal collection manager Jo Elliot, who co-ordinates the European breeding programme for the species, said: "The red-fronted macaw
is disappearing very rapidly.
He noted that such technical co-operation backed the mission done by the 'Brazilian National Action for the Blue Macaw
', the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation, and the Fazenda Cachoeira -- a local farm with expertise in the breeding of the macaw
Brian's love for the macaw
started when he was about nine years old.
Lahore Zoo Director Hassan Ali told this reporter that a macaw
died on Feb 2 and the other on Jan 26.
Caption: Scarlet macaws
. Powerful beaks let macaws
crack open nuts and seeds.
We sampled food resources consumption by Blue-and-Yellow Macaws
through direct observations, with the aid of an 8 x 40 binoculars, while walking the same transects described above.
When Blu's former owner Linda (Leslie Mann) and her husband, the Brazilian ornithologist, Tulio (Rodrigo Santoro), discover that there are more Spinx's macaws
deep in the Amazon rain forest, Blu and his family set off on an adventure to find their own kind in the wilderness fully equipped with a faulty GPS navigator.
Rehman said that the most attractive pet bird at Souq Waqif was the Netherlands' macaw
. Available in different colours and having the ability to mimic human voice, macaw
was however, not the favourite of buyers because of its high cost, he pointed out.
More than 50 have been adopted so far this year, but there's a steady stream of parrots, macaws
and cockatiels right behind them.
A parrot will cost you Dh150, while the macaw
comes for around Dh10,000," a staff of the Small Horse Corporation, the company that set up a live animal corner at the exhibition, told XPRESS.
There are 23 species of macaws
, and some of these have already become extinct while others are endangered.