Will the Spix’s Macaw be the new symbol of the Brazilian federal state of Bahia?

An interesting article has appeared in the April 2024 issue of the German magazine "Papageien". A green party politican in Bahi wants to use the image of the Spix’s Macaw as a symbol on the state’s flag and coat of arms.  

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This is a translation of the Article  in the Apri 2024 edition of "Papageien" 

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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)