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The blue-and-yellow macaw (Ara ararauna), also known as the blue-and-gold macaw, is a large South American parrot. The blue-and-yellow macaw was formally described by the Swedish naturalist Carl Linnaeus in 1758 in the tenth edition of his Systema Naturae. He placed it with all the other parrots in the genus Psittacus and coined the binomial name Psittacus ararauna. This macaw is now one of the eight extant species placed in the genus Ara. 


The bird died of natural causes. The skin was cleaned and processed to serve as a decorative object. By purchasing this piece you confirm that you are aware of any import requirements of your country. The images shown are part of the description.


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Ara ararauna

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