Blue-and-Yellow Macaw (S/F)

The blue-and-yellow macaw (Ara ararauna) is a species of large parrot in the holotropical parrot family, Psittacidae. They are native to tropical forests in South America and the southernmost parts of Central America. This species is common in the pet trade due to its attractive appearance and intelligence; it is able to learn to speak by mimicking humans, and forms emotional bonds with those who care for it.