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Scarlet Macaw and Blue-and-yellow Macaw
Ara macao and Ara ararauna
CITES - App. I (Scarlet Macaw); CITES - App. II (Blue-and-yellow Macaw)
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This close-up of a tribal mask from the Amazon shows the feathers of Scarlet Macaw and Blue-and-yellow Macaw. While it is legal for native tribes to make and use these culturally important objects, their international trade is strictly regulated.
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