Most macaws prefer to use their left foot in handling food and grasping things. The right foot supports the body while the left foot works as a "hand" to bring items to the beak.
The scarlet macaw was sacred to the ancient Mayans. It represented the rising sun.
High canopy of rainforests
Fruits, nuts, flowers and nectar
Central America and South America
Adults / Teens: $8.75
Ages 2 - 12: $5.75
Ages 1 & Under: FREE
3601 Thomas Rd Baton Rouge, LA 70807
2015 BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo