MACAWS


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MACAWSMulticenter Airborne Coherent Atmospheric Wind Sensor (NASA DC-8 research aircraft)
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Dr Rizwan, the vet at Lahore Zoo, said macaws remained at the zoo for over 10 years.
An Indian employee had gone on vacation to his homeland and when he returned, he discovered that his birds' cage had been broken and three Macaw birds missing in October.
Physical examination revealed that the macaw weighed 176 g and was moderately depressed, with fluffed feathers and a palpable mass in the coelom.
Macaws living near or with people repeat things they hear.
RIO 2 (U) NEUROTIC blue macaw Blu (voiced by Jesse Eisenberg) and Jewel (Anne Hathaway) have settled with owners Linda (Leslie Mann) and Tulio (Rodrigo Santoro) in Rio.
The vegetation surrounding the urban area includes a mosaic of pasturelands with cerrado remnant trees, cerrado remnants, and seasonal forest in which Blue-and-Yellow Macaws are apparently common (Ragusa-Netto, 2006).
Towards the end of the first edition, Blu the domesticated Minnesotaborn and bred macaw learned how to fly as he is faced with unimaginable adversaries in his first outing away from home.
Available in different colours and having the ability to mimic human voice, macaw was however, not the favourite of buyers because of its high cost, he pointed out.
More than 50 have been adopted so far this year, but there's a steady stream of parrots, macaws and cockatiels right behind them.
A parrot will cost you Dh150, while the macaw comes for around Dh10,000," a staff of the Small Horse Corporation, the company that set up a live animal corner at the exhibition, told XPRESS.
Dr Bouts pointed out that currently AWWP manages 10 out of 11 Spix's macaws owned by the Brazilian government in NEST, a private breeding facility in Sao Paulo State.
Macaws are found in tropical Central and South America, from southern Mexico to northern Argentina.