Toucans have predators. In the wild, they are prey for jaguars and other big cat species. Humans also capture toucans because they are popular pets. Toucans are known for their colorful, oversized bills.Continue Reading
The Toco toucan’s large bill may visually deter predators, but it does not make a very powerful weapon when attacked. The bill is a network of bone that contains lots of air. The bill is used to help the toucan reach and skin fruit when feeding.
The toucan itself is an omnivore, which means it is a predator as well. Toucans eat insects in addition to fruit. Less often, they eat eggs, young birds and lizards.Learn more about Birds
The Guinness toucan was introduced in 1935 as an advertising motif for Guinness & Co. It appeared in advertising created by S. H. Benson, a London-based advertising agency.Full Answer >
Toucans, found in and around the tropical forests of Central and South America, reach maturity within the first two months of life and can begin breeding. Toucans can live to be approximately 20 years old.Full Answer >
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Birds migrate to mate, search for food, escape harsh weather, evade predators and to flee from diseases. Birds also migrate to raise their young in a safe environment.Full Answer >