Scarlet Macaw Sanctuary

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 These magnificent coloured birds are the largest parrot in the world.  Scarlet Macaws live anywhere from 50-80 years.  Costa Rica is one of the original places where Scarlet Macaws were found.  Two species of macaws are found in Costa Rica, the Scarlet Macaw & a slightly larger Great Green Macaw.  These birds fly in pairs or family groups of three to four birds.  A variety of birds can be seen at the sanctuary including three different species of toucans.   See the Tamarin monkeys which are omnivores who eat fruits, plants, insects, and bird eggs.  You will hear the Howler monkeys who are famous for their loud howls.  They eat leaves, fruits and nuts.  There lifespan is 15-20 years.   See two & three-toed sloths.   Relax and  enjoy the beautiful botanical gardens.

Located 40 minutes from El Roble, Puntarenas.

 

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