Scarlet macaws are extremely social birds and are rarely alone in the wild. They live in family groups or in pairs, and they form lifelong monogamous bonds with their mates.
- Scarlet macaws are one of the largest macaw species.
- Nuts, leaves, berries and seeds from the rainforest make up the bulk of the scarlet macaw’s diet.
- Scarlet macaws eat large amounts of clay, which is thought to help neutralize plant poison from the vegetation they consume.
|Range||Central and South America|
|Conservation status||Least concern|
|Zoo location||Education building|