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So you had to wait, hah? by woxys So you had to wait, hah? by woxys
Finally! I was not able to take a photo of this fantastic parrot for years. This is nothing special, I hope better shots migh come ;)


Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus, ara hyacintovy) from ZOO Prague, Czech republic. Wonderful parrot :aww:

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INFO ABOUT THE ANIMAL:

Name: Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus)
Location: near rivers in Brazilian / Amazonian rainforests
Size: 100 cm long body, 140 cm wingspan weight: 2 kg
Diet: fruit, nuts, coconuts, seeds, but also small animals
Conservation status: Endangered
Interesting facts: Hyacinth macaw is the biggest parrot on Earth | hyacinth macaw can live 80 years! | those parrots live in pairs or in small groups. They usually have two or three babies and parents care for them for five months | the amazing colour of their body almost killed those amazing and wonderful macaws. Humans were hunting hyacinth macaws to sell them, as many collectors were ready to pay crazy amounts of money just to gain one of these parrots. Fortunately, some special program was started and now native people gain more money, when they show Hyacinth macaws to tourists in the nature, so they have no reason to catch and sell those magical birds :nod:

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:spotlight-left: NEW WOLF CALENDAR FOR 2012 - 2013 WAS JUST RELEASED!!! You can get it FOR FREE!!! :spotlight-right:

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The calendar is for free, but every donation is very appreciated, as my premium membership will end soon :noes: :XD: enjoy the calendar :la:
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To see more, look at my ZOO and BIG CATS GALLERY :aww:



This photo belongs to me and I can very easily prove, that it was me, who took this shot. So please, respect my copyright :nod: if you want to use my work, ask me first to gain my permission, please! Thank you :lol:
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Stony-Creek-Stables Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my gosh!! I've seen these in a Zoo before and I absolutely love them!
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13MorbidMouse13 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012
Awwww
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Shadow-Akuma Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
'Nothing special'?! This is awesome! I love Macaws. This is a beautiful picture!
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emmil Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Beautiful eye! You've captured his soul in this pic! :love:
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CleverRose Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Awwwww ... there was one of these at the bird store near my house and he had a bunch of different names i called him big boy ... he was very sweet
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soulsilver12 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Student Digital Artist
my second favorite bird!:love: My first favorite is the Egret!:)
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I SHALL NOW THROW A POKEBALL!
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TomorrowsArchon Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012
LOOKS JUST LIKE PARANOID PARROT XD
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Momojopaco Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Professional General Artist
yesterday (night?) i dreamt of trying to free a (parrot) from some net ....
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jennystokes Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Professional General Artist
Hello my friend.
Love this.
I do hope I invited you to my Group: PhotosSeries
Please take a look.
In the mean time I will send you an invite.
Jenny
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