Wrinked Hornbill

Wrinkled Hornbill Aceros corrugatus

Although they look similar, hornbills and toucans are not related and they are found on opposite sides of the planet. The fact that both have a long, curved bill is an example of convergent evolution!

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ORIGIN:
Southeast Asia

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HABITAT:
Rainforests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
3-4 lbs
Height: 2 ft

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DIET:
Fruits and sometimes insects

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PREDATORS:
Snakes

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Powerful beak

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REPRODUCTION:
1-month incubation; sexually mature at 5-6 yrs

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THREATS:
Habitat loss

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
20-30 yrs in wild

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8225 North Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940

phone: 321.254.9453

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