Kingdom : Animalia
                           Class : Aves
                        Family : Ramphastidae
         Scientific Name : Ramphastos 
                                       Sulfuratus

                       Size(H) : 42cm - 55cm 
                                        (17in - 22in)
                        Weight : 2.1kg - 4kg 
                                        (4.7lbs - 8.8lbs)
                 Wing Span : 109cm - 152cm 
                                        (43in - 60in)
                  Top Speed : 64km/h (39mph)

                   Life Span : 15 - 20 years
                       Colour : Red, Green, Yellow, 
                                      Orange, Black
                  Skin Type : Feathers
 Distinctive Features : Small body and
                                      enormous colourful
                                      beak
  1. Keel Billed Toucans are a species of birds found in South American Jungles.
  2. They are also known as the rainbow billed toucans as their beaks are one of the most colorful bills in the world.
  3. The bill is predominantly green with a mixture of red, yellow and orange.
  4. Their bill grows to be nearly 20cm long and is around a third of their entire body length.
  5. Despite its size the bill doesn’t affect the keel billed toucan as it is made of keratin.
  6. Keratin makes their bill strong yet very light.
  7. Keel billed toucans inhabit the tree holes with other individuals in the South American Jungles.
  8. They ensure that all of them get enough space to sleep by sleeping with their tail and bill tucked under their body.
  9. Their bills are incredibly dexterous and help them feed on insects, bird eggs, lizards, tree frogs and fruits and berries.
  10. Their natural predators are large birds of prey and humans.
  11. Although other birds, snakes, weasels and sometimes even monkeys prey on their eggs.
  12. They mostly move about by hopping between branches of trees and are not very good at flying.
  13. They are social birds mostly nesting and traveling in small flocks comprising 6-15 individuals.
  14. The females lay between 1-5 eggs, which hatch after a few weeks.
  15. The eggs are incubated and the chicks are looked after by both the parents till the chicks fledge.

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