The World is currently responding to the news that about 8 bird species have officially been regarded extinct.
And our very vibrant blue species, widely recognized as the Spix’s Macaw might be among the species on the list after featuring as a character in the Movie ‘Rio’.
Have you seen the movie ‘Rio’?
Discovered through a statistical analysis conducted by BirdLife International, the birds include the Poo-Uli, the bright blue Spix’s macaw, the Pernambuco Pygmy-owl, the Cryptic Treehuner, and numerous other bird species.
Quite sad and coincident, Blu had always thought he was the last of his species.
But wait, why the sad news? What’s the cause of these species going into extinction?
In time past, most bird extinction has resulted from species attacking birds or through hunting.
The researchers opined that deforestation in South America was the just cause of the extinctions.