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Blue-Throated Macaw

This rare species was thought to have been lost from the wild until it was rediscovered in 1992. Surviving populations are extremely fragmented and vulnerable. We are the only Zoo that parent-raises these critically endangered birds!

Stable
Threatened
Endangered

Animal Facts

Scientific Name

Ara glaucogularis

Range

Northern and central South America

Location in the Zoo

Front plaza near Macaw Cafe

Cool Animal Fact

In the wild, this species competes for nests with the more common blue and gold macaw.

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