The Tambopata Macaw Project started a new campaign today on Experiment called "Increasing survival of macaw chicks using foster macaw parents in the wild". Wild Scarlet Macaw populations are declining due to the illegal pet trade and habitat loss. Although Scarlet Macaws lay 2-4 eggs, macaw parents will only feed the 1st and 2nd chick, while the others starve to death. They will develop techniques to increase survival of these chicks by moving them into new nests with no chicks, or only 1 chick. Support their initiative by co-funding their campaign!
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The Macaw Project is a Wildlife Messengers production.