One of the things I loved about visiting Moody Gardens rainforest was that I could take pictures of what you might find in Jaguar Fever or Savage Hunger, but without the expense of going to the Amazon and dealing with the bugs. No jaguars in sight though, so I have to make up my own. :)
Note that even though the birds could fly anywhere, they paired up and remained color coordinated. They were truly beautiful.
As I was taking pictures of the red parrots, a green bird of some sort flew over my head and was so close I felt it! Luckily, it didn't give me any presents. :)
"Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy IS reality."