40 Interesting Toucans Facts

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Toucans are one of the most recognizable birds on the planet. But do you know where to find them? What they eat? Learn more about this beautiful bird in this list of facts about Toucans.

1. The toucan is native to the rainforests of America and the Caribbean.

2. The toco toucan is the largest and probably the best known species in the toucan family.

3. There are forty different species of toucans.

Toucans can also be found in savannah.
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4. Toucans have a lifespan of up to 20 years.

5. One of the oldest toucans lived 26 years old.

6. Toucans have large and colorful bills.

Toucans have large and colorful bills.
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7. The smallest toucans is named as aracari.

8. The largest toucans is the toco toucan.

9. The entire body of toucan is covered with black feathers.

The entire body of Toucan is covered with black feathers.
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10. Toucans have sharp and strong claws which permit tthem to hold tightly onto branches.

11. Toucan’s large bill helps them keep cool in the hot environment.

12. The Toucans bill releases heat.

The Toucans bill releases heat.
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13. The bill of Toucans is big and may look heavy but it is actually extremely light.

14. Toucans are noisy in the late afternoon.

15. Toucans are usually found in small flocks.

Toucans are usually found in small flocks.
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16. South America is the home of the toucan.

17. Toucans are omnivorous birds.

18. Toucans build their nest in tree hollows.

Toucans build their nest in tree hollows.
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19. A Toucan is a symbol of playfulness and intelligence.

20. The rainbow-billed toucan is the national bird of Belize.

21. Toucan’s predators are large birds, wild cats, and human beings.

Toucan’s predators are large birds, wild cats and human being.
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22. Toucans are close relatives of the woodpecker.

23. Fruit Loops mascot is actually a Toucan.

24. Toucan babies don’t have big bills.

Toucan babies don’t have big bills.
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25. Toucans weigh just as little over one pound.

26. Toucans call and hoot to each other loudly.

27. Some people keep toucans as pets.

Some people keep toucans as pets.
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28. Toucans can be found in brown, red and green color.

29. The toucan has a long tongue which helps them to catch insects.

30. Toucans spend most of their life high in the treetops.

Toucans spend most of their life high in the treetops.
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31. Toucans don’t like to fly.

32. Toucans mate once per year.

33. Toucans can also be found in Savannah.

Toucans can also be found in savannah.
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34. Aulacorhynchus Caeruleogularis is the scientific name of a toucan.

35. Belize has the rainbow-billed toucan as its national bird.

36. Toucans are born blind.

Toucans are born blind
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37. Toucan’s tongues look like a feather.

38. Female toco toucans lay 2 to 4 eggs per year.

39. A toco toucan’s egg hatches within sixteen to twenty days.

A Toco Toucan’s egg hatches within sixteen to twenty days.
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40. A baby toco toucan is called a chick.

40 Interesting Toucans Facts
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