Laughing Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae

The coach potato of the forest, the laughing kookaburra stays in the same territory all year long.

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ORIGIN:
Australia

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HABITAT:
Medium dense woodland areas

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
1 lb
Height: 18 in

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DIET:
Frogs, snakes, fish and invertebrates

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PREDATORS:
Birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Strong neck muscles

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REPRODUCTION:
25-day incubation; sexually mature at 1 yr

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THREATS:
None

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Up to 30 yrs in human care

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