Exotic Animals You Can Legally Keep As Pets

Hyacinth Macaw

One of the largest types of parrots, the hyacinth macaw is often called the ‘gentle giant’ of the parrot world. These birds can reach more than three feet in size, so they need very large cages and plenty of space to move around. They also need tough nuts and seeds to help keep their formidable beaks in tip-top shape. Hyacinth macaws are extremely popular among bird enthusiasts and this popularity means that more and more of the birds have been trapped in the rainforests, greatly reducing their populations in the wild.

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