A poster showing information regarding the status of scarlet macaws.
Print this Scarlet Macaw Poster out and display it in your classroom when studying endangered animals.
Where: Central and South America
How many: Approximately 1,000,000.That sounds like a lot, but many macaw species are now extinct. Both subspecies of the scarlet macaw are listed by USFWS as endangered. (As of 2008)
Why: The habitat of scarlet macaws is getting smaller because of forest destruction and
logging. People also catch scarlet macaws to illegally sell as pets.