Park Name: Penelope
The Blue-and-Gold Macaw, also known as the Blue-and-Yellow Macaw, comes from South America. Their gradient feathers primarily vary from a brilliant blue upper body to a yellow-orange neck and body.
Macaws are very messy eaters. Favoring nuts and seeds, their strong beaks are able to crack open hard-shelled nuts with ease. Macaws can live up to 80 years old. The Blue-and-Gold Macaw tend to be smaller than other macaws, their growth averaging up to 45 inches in height and up to 3 pounds in weight.
Annual Cost of Care
The cost to care for this animal per year is $500.
Through our Adopt a Species program, you have an opportunity to provide for this animal’s needs by paying for the annual cost of care. Check out our Donate page for other ways you can give!