Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Eduardo E. Iñigo-Elias: My Hero!

Scarlet Macaw
Originally uploaded by Laura Erickson
We wild macaws avoid you humans as much as possible--you guys scare us! But even if we hate being manhandled, we're just as glad for it when the guy handling us is Eduardo E. Iñigo-Elias. Humans put up with a lot of painful, invasive treatment from their doctors so they can recover from horrible diseases. Our species needs a doctor, too--a conservation doctor trying to help us recover from habitat loss and capture for the pet trade. He's profiled in the current BirdScope. Read all about it here!

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