A Buffon’s macaw

//A Buffon’s macaw

On July 16th, 2017, a young Buffon’s macaw was born. This species, one of the biggest parrots of the world, is extremely threatened and is classified “endangered” by the the International Union for Conservation of Nature. This hatching is very important for the team of the Zoo des Sables, especially because it is coordinating international and European captive breeding plan of the species. Weighing now 300 g, the young bird is raised in its nest by its parents and closely cocooned by Quentin, its keeper ….

2017-11-07T13:33:56+00:00 Last Birth|