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The ARA Project Faces Eviction

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Released Scarlet Macaw in Tiskita release site (by Franck Dziubak)

The ARA Project is a zoological park and non-profit organization in Costa Rica. For the past 30 years, their goal has been the conservation of the endangered buffons (aka great green macaw) and scarlet macaw, species both native to Costa Rica.

The ARA Project houses numerous pairs of buffons and scarlet macaws in their Breeding Center in which chicks are raised in preparation for their release into the wild with the intentions of repopulating the species’ dwindling numbers. The buffons macaw (similar to, ...

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