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Toucans protect themselves in a number of ways. They primarily use their vocalization and their large bills as deterrents to predators, such as jaguars and large birds of prey. More »

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Toucans are not currently an endangered species as of 2014. However, the toucan population is unknown due to the broad extent of its habitat, which spreads over more than 20,000 kilometers. More »

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Toucan birds eat primarily fruits and insects, but some varieties like the Toco are known to eat younger birds, lizards and eggs. The birds are omnivores, which means that they eat many different kinds of food. More »

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Toucans are not currently an endangered species as of 2014. However, the toucan population is unknown due to the broad extent of its habitat, which spreads over more than 20,000 kilometers. More »

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There are many different species of toucan; the largest of them, the Toco toucan, has a 20-year lifespan in the wild. Most captive toucan species have a lifespan of around 25 years. The oldest captive Toco lived to be 26... More »

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Toucan birds eat primarily fruits and insects, but some varieties like the Toco are known to eat younger birds, lizards and eggs. The birds are omnivores, which means that they eat many different kinds of food. More »

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Toucans are predated by jaguars, snakes, coatis (a type of jungle raccoon) and eagles. Their brightly colored appearance helps to camouflage them in the treetops from these predators. More »

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