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Category: Toco toucan

Toco toucan joins Zoo's collection

A second Toco toucan ( Ramphastos toco ) is now residing in the stone bird house, which sits just beneath Raptor Canyon , at the Zoo. Found in several South American countries, the Toco toucan is the largest member of the toucan family. Its bright coloration helps the bird camouflage into the fauna within its habitat. Though the Toco toucan appears to have blue eyes, its black eyes are actually encircled by a thin layer of blue skin. Its prominent beak is almost 8 inches long and used... Read More
Posted by Katie Kreder at Tuesday, September 16, 2014