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Here's Why The World's Smallest Birds Are As Tough As Diamonds
Hummingbirds are tough—so tough they've evolved a clever way of coping with the cold.
About Macaw

Macaws are beautiful, brilliantly coloured members of the parrot family.

Many macaws have vibrant plumage. The colouring is suited to life in Central and South American rain forests, with their green canopies and colourful fruits and flowers. The birds boast large, powerful beaks that easily crack nuts and seeds, while their dry, scaly tongues have a bone inside them that makes them an effective tool for tapping into fruits.

Fast Facts 

Type: Bird

Diet: Omnivore

Average life span in the wild: Up to 60 years

Size: 11.8 to 39.5 in (30 to 100 cm)

Weight: 4.5 oz to 3.75 lbs (129 to 1,695 g)

Group name: Flock

Did you know? The hyacinth macaw—the largest of all parrots—has an enormous wingspan of more than 4 ft (127 cm).

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