America, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay ~ Macaw

Scarlet Macaw or Ara macau appears in Southern Mexico, the South of America through the Central America to Southern Brazil. They prefer habitat like lowland forest and commonly they are seen in riparian habitat. Scarlet Macaw feeds on seeds, nuts and fruits. They lay about 2 to 4 eggs and have an incubation period of 28 to 30 days. Living to 65 years in captivity, they flock in pairs to a total of 30 individuals. Scarlet Macaw can be trained to imitate human voice. You can see a close-up of these Scarlet Macaw in the zoo located at Ayer Keroh, Melaka.

The Green-Winged Macaw or Ara chloroptera or Macaw Bersayap Hijau in the Malay Language prefer tropical rainforest in Panama, Paraguay, Bolivia and Brazil. They feed on fruits, flowers, buds, nuts, seeds and some small creatures such as insects. They lay 2 to 3 eggs each time.

The Blue and Gold Macaw or Ara ararauna are distributed from Central to South America and again these Macaw prefer tropical rain forest. Living up to 60 years and flock in pairs, they lay 2 to 4 eggs each time.

Get close to these Macaws, enjoy their beauty and capture pictures of them in Zoo Melaka.

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