Why did the Cuban macaw go extinct?

by Rebecca Gillespie|30 Apr 2021|Interest|Beadwork|82 views
The Cuban Macaw is an extinct parrot that was endemic to Cuba and possibly Isla de la Juventud. Threats that led to the extinction of the species included deforestation, hunting, and the capture of young macaws by humans to be kept as pets. The last confirmed Cuban Macaw on Earth was shot near Zapata Swamp in 1864.

Thereof, when did the Cuban macaw go extinct?

19th century

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