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Most amazing facts about Toucans

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These birds are seen a lot on cereal boxes but, they are real birds.

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They play catch with their bills Report Abuse
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A toucan's call can be heard up to a half a mile away. Report Abuse
These birds make very noisy pets.
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Male toucans have larger bills than females. Report Abuse
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Toucans will use the same nest every year. Report Abuse
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Just like woodpeckers Toucan's make thier nests in holes or hollows of trees. Report Abuse
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Toucan's bill are coved with keratin. Report Abuse
Keratin is the same material that makes up fingernails and hair.
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Toucan's can live 9,000 feet above sea level. Report Abuse
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The Toucan is the national bird of Belize. Report Abuse
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The skin around a toucan's eye is blue. Report Abuse
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Toucans are divided into three groups. Report Abuse
Toucans, toucanets and aracharis
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There are 40 different kinds of species of Toucans. Report Abuse
Scientists are finding additional species of Toucans every year.
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A Toucan's bill is serrated like a bread knife. Report Abuse
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Toucans are social animals Report Abuse
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Toucans have 4 toes. Report Abuse
Most birds have 4 toes three facing front and 1 face back, Toucan's feet have 2 toes forward and 2 toes backward.
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Larger toucans don't fly well. Report Abuse
The heavy bills it is easier for a larger toucan to hop from limb to limb.
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Toucans are a relative of the woodpecker. Report Abuse
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Toucans are great pollinators Report Abuse
These birds swallow fruit whole and spit up the seeds helping to spread plants on the rainforest floor.
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Toucans can live to be 20 years old. Report Abuse
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Both male and female take care of the babies. Report Abuse
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Central Americans think Toucans bring bad luck. Report Abuse
Where this notion of bad luck came from no one seems to know but, it has protected the birds from harm.
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