Excerpts from An account of travels in Brazil at the command of his Majesty, Maximilian Joseph I, King of Bavaria, in the years 1817 to 1820

by Dr. J.B von SPIX and Dr. C.F.P. von MARTIUS. (German title:Reise in Brasilien auf Befehl Sr. Majestät Maximilian Joseph I Königs von Baiern in den Jahren 1817 bis 1820 gemacht von weiland Dr. John. Bapt. Von Spix und Dr. Carl Friedr. Phil. Von Martius)

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    Spix’s macaws moved to outdoor aviaries

    Great news from Brazil. After a long period of guarantine the 52 Spix’s macaws sent from Germany in March of this year have been moved into the large planted outdoor aviaries to acclimatise and get conditioned in their new surroundings for r ... Read More »

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 " Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque recurret "

( If you drive out nature with a pitchfork, she will soon find a way back)

Horace (65-8 BC)