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Scarlet macaws

Katie’s Story: Part II – Things are heating up!

With dry season setting in, things are heating up in the aviaries. Breeding season is in full swing, and in Curu that is most apparent in the aggression of the pairs. Curu 2, 8 and 6 are quick to puff out their feathers and spread their wings when they see me, their pupils dilating an
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Katie’s Story: Part 1

I watch the waves lapping serenely at Playa Islita, reflecting on my first month volunteering with The Ara Project when, with a thud, a beach almond plummets to my feet. I don’t need to look up to know who threw it: a wild Scarlet Macaw, one of The Ara Project’s previously released fl
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