Ara - the type of birds in the family parrot, living in South America. Characterized by their large size and very long tail, colored feathers and a large beak hakowato ended. Representatives of both sexes look the same. Eat fruits and nuts, which crumble crust with a very strong bill, and then bring out the contents of the language. It is easy to embracing and well co-exist in a kennel with other parrots, but they may attack other animals or strangers. Individuals in captivity reached the age of 65 years.