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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