Toucan, Keel-Billed

Toucan, Keel-Billed

Ramphastos sulfuratus

Vital Statistics

Height:

20 inches

Weight:

14 - 15 ounces

Diet:

Mango, papaya, pear, apple and Mazuri softbill and bird gel.

Conservation:

Status: Least Concern

Geographic Region

Southern Mexico, south through Central America to northern Colombia and extreme northwestern Venezuela.

At The Zoo

Faces of the Rainforest

Did You Know?

A toucan rarely flies long distances because of its heavy wings -- it is, however, quite agile hopping from branch to branch.