WATCH: Go Wild Ja — The Scarlet Macaw

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Did you know scarlet macaws form monogamous pair bonds that last for life?

This week, OBSERVER ONLINE reporter Kelsey Thomas and Hope Zoo Curator Joey Brown visited the scarlet macaws which could be observed hanging around with their mated pairs.

Scarlet macaws are large red, yellow, and blue Central and South American parrots. It is also the national bird of Honduras.

According to Joey, you can have them as pets but they’re high maintenance, extremely loud and might outlive you.

Check out this week’s video to find out more about this exotic animal.

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