Red-crested Turaco Tauraco erythrolophus

Hollywood alert! A red-crested turaco was featured in the 1998 film The Parent Trap.

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ORIGIN:
Western Angola

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HABITAT:
Rainforests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
7-12 oz

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DIET:
Small invertebrates, fruits and seeds

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PREDATORS:

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Sharp nails

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REPRODUCTION:
Lay 2-3 eggs at one time

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THREATS:
Habitat loss

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
9 yrs

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