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Efforts to save Guatemala's iconic birds

A conservation programme monitors and protects macaws' last remaining stronghold in El Peru.

Last Modified: 04 Aug 2013 12:01
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The scarlet macaw, one of Guatemala's most beautiful creatures, is under threat.

A loss of habitat and an appetite to have them as pets means that there are just a few hundred of the birds now left in the wild.

But a conservation programme is trying to change that.

Al Jazeera’s David Mercer reports from El Peru.

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