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What ecosystem does a toucan live in?
The toucan is a tropical bird that is well known for its large, colorful bill. It is native to Central and South America, where it lives in rain forests or other warm, wood areas.
Are toucans legal pets?
Having a pet toucan is not legal everywhere. In some countries, their sale is strictly prohibited, and possession of these animals in captivity, even for breeding, is illegal.
Why are toco toucans endangered?
The toucans are endangered due to deforestation and poaching. The toucan lives on the borders of rainforests so it is in danger of deforestation. The are also endangered due to poaching because almost everything on the toucan can be sold and made in to products.
How do toucans mate?
Reproduction. Male toucans use their bills to attract mates for breeding season. They bring the female with whom they wish to mate a piece of food, and occasionally the pair will throw it back and forth between their bills as a mating ritual. Females lay between two and four eggs in nests made in holes in trees.