Southern Ground Hornbill

//Southern Ground Hornbill

SOUTHERN GROUND HORNBILL

Bucorvus leadbeateri

This is the largest hornbill in the world.

 

WEIGHT : 3 to 6 kg

FOOD : Insects, frogs, lizards and small rodents

THREATS : Habitat loss and destruction, hunting, collisions with power lines.

RED LIST : Vulnerable

MORE INFO :
Family : Bucorvidae
Habits : gregarious
Egg-laying : 2 eggs
Incubation : 40 days
Longevity : 30 to 40 years freely, up to 60 years in captivity

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