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Please note that we have been informed that there will be essential maintenance to the payment portal for payments being taken via our website. This is taking place on Wednesday 20 February 2019 between 4:45am and 7:00am. We advise guests who wish to purchase annual passes or tickets to do so outside these times. On behalf of our payment provider, we apologise for any inconvenience.

ROADTRAIN

The Roadtrain at the zoo has, regretfully, broken down. As a result there will be no service around the zoo for the remainder of the school half term holiday as a minimum. We sincerely apologise for any disappointment this may cause.

Admission Prices Inc. Donation Exc. Donation
Adult £15.95 £14.50
Children (3-15 Years) £11.95 £10.85
Under 3's FREE FREE
Senior Citizen (65 Years+) £13.95 £12.65
Registered Disabled    
Child / Adult / Carer £7.95 £7.20

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Blue & Yellow Macaw

Ara ararauna

Macaws are the largest of the parrot species. The blue & yellow macaw reaches 95cm (3 ft) in length!

measurements

Measurements

Size: 86cm
Weight: 0.9 - 1.4kg

habitat

Habitat

Blue & yellow macaws are found in the rainforests of South America. They are often found near swamps and rivers.

diet

Diet

They feed on fruits, seeds and nuts. They have a large, powerful beak to crack open very hard nutshells.

behaviour

Breeding

The nest is built by both of the pair, usually in a tree hollow. Eggs are incubated for around 25 days, and chicks fledge (are ready to leave the nest) at around 3 months old.

threat

Conservation

The blue & yellow macaw is not classed as endangered, however its population is believed to be decreasing and it has been heavily traded. It is protected by CITES, a charter that limits or forbids the export of certain animals.

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