God's gorgeous creatures
Probably the cutest baby animal alive
"Gandhi taught people to live with lionlike courage, impressing upon them that they could not afford to leave things up to others, that they had to stand for themselves and fight for justice. Ultimately, the only way forward is by developing self-reliance, forging a stand-alone spirit. That is the only path to victory." ~Daisaku Ikeda
Of the 17 species of macaws, several are endangered, including the beautiful hyacinth, seen here in flight.