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Photo: Scarlet macaw Frans Lanting
On rainbow wings almost three feet (one meter) across, a fledgling scarlet macaw in the Peruvian Amazon rides the wind for the first time. Of the world’s 350 parrot species 17 are macaws—marked by their long tails and huge beaks.

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