Hundreds of wild parrots are thriving in this Brazilian city

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1. Beloved Birds

1.1. Now these birds are living in exotic imperial palms in all the city of Campo Grande.

1.2. For many reasons these birds are living there and people are trying to protect them.

1.2.1. -The city is free of natural predators.

1.2.2. -Residents help young macaws backinto their nests after failed atemps at first flights.

1.2.3. -People building wooden roofs over their nests to protect them to rain.

1.2.4. -It has a boundy of fruit and nuts grow in numerous park green areas.

2. An Urban Refuge

2.1. Macaws face urban dangers, such as getting entangled in power lines or electrified fences, as well as getting hit by cars.

2.2. Her institute works in cooperation with local police and federal agencies in Brazil and neighboring countries.

2.3. The park, a designated conservation area, is "crucial for sustaining the biodiversity corridor we have here in the city.

2.4. And as the city expands, construction sites are taking the place of empty lots and gardens where palms once stood.

3. Campo Grande, Brazil

3.1. Larissa Tinoco, Neiver Guedes said that they have seen a lot of parrots in Campo Grande.

3.2. They have to leave their home and environment for many consequences.

3.2.1. -Pet trade

3.2.2. -Deforestation of protect areas.

3.2.3. -Habited destruction

3.3. Now they are the most threatend species of birds and they need to found other places to live like cities.

4. City Birds

4.1. The sprawling, tree-filled 600-acre park is surrounded by large avenues and goverment buildings, where Brazilian wildlife such as coatis and capybaras roam amid commuters hurrying to work or local catching some weekend sun.

4.2. The macaws kept standing on the trunk, seemingly undisturbed, looking at once majestic and fragile in the midst of the cloud.

4.3. For instance, Tinoco has observed blue-and-gold macaws mating with red-and-green ones, previously unheard of outside captivity. Also surprising was the discovery these hybrids are fertile.

5. Parrot Surprises.

5.1. Those species include red-and-green macaws, which also startes appearing in the city as far back as 1999.

5.2. The presence of both species in the city inspired Guedes to create the Urban Birds Project in 2011.

5.3. Research has revealed some intriguing insights into the behavior and diet of urban parrots.