The toucan has many pradators, but is endangered due to humans. Some of the toucans pradators include  big cats, owls, big snakes, jaguars, and humans. The toucan can defend its self by using its bill, the toucan is one of the loudest rainforest animals. The toucan uses it bill to carn other toucans about the pradator. The toucans bill is the most important thing on the toucan the toucan helps it survive, for example helps it defend itself and helps it eat.

HABITAT:                                                                                                                                                                   The Toucan lives in the rainforests of South America. Toucans like to live in the conopy of the trees, and at night they nest in a hole of a tree. The Toucan lives in the upper layers of the canopy because it is able to blend in with its many colours.   

APPEARANCE:                                                                                                                                                             The Toucan is around about 20 inches in length and weighs about 400 grams. It has a bill which is a third of a toucan's length. The Toucan has bright coloured feathers, their feathers come in many colours such as red, yellow, green, orange, and black. The Toucan is related to the woodpeckers. Did you know the Toucan has a toungue which is feathered.

DIET:                                                                                                                                                                           The toucans diet mainly consists of fruit, they may eat other animals eggs, small lizards, snakes, insects, and other smaller birds. The toucan has to adapt to the very sweet fruits which grow in the rainforests. The toucan eats its food by getting the food off, using its bill, then throwing up into the air, and swallowing it.

POPULATION:                                                                                                                                                               The toucans population is decreasing due to habitat destruction, and poaching everything on a toucan can be sold and made into products, even its feathers and bill. Some action has been done to save these wonderful birds, they are now protected in some parts of South America.

WHY ARE THE 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.

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