With blue, red, yellow or green feathers, macaws
light up the Amazon rain forest with flying colors. These beauties can also
up to 50-70 years. Unfortunately, poachers often catch macaws
and sell them
as exotic pets. This is a big reason why these birds are the world's most
endangered long-tailed parrots.
This furry fellow is related to mice, hamsters
and guinea pigs.
But you won't find him in your local pet shop. He's
a capybara, the world's largest rodent.
A full-grown capybara can weigh more than 100 pounds and stand
as tall as a German shepherd dog. With his webbed feet, though,
this rodent is a better swimmer.