Military Macaw

Military Macaw

Military Macaw

Scientific Name

Ara militaris


Central and South America


Subtropical forests, woodlands

What do they eat?

Seeds, nuts, fruits


Vulnerable, but U.S. Fish and Wildlife considers them Endangered


Up to 50 years

Conservation Threats

Pet trade, habitat loss

Fun Facts
  • Like other macaws, they have a bone in their tongue to help them open nuts and seeds, as well as extremely powerful beaks capable of breaking through a broomstick.
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