The Guinness toucan was introduced in 1935 as an advertising motif for Guinness & Co. It appeared in advertising created by S. H. Benson, a London-based advertising agency.Know More
Most of the Guinness toucan posters and advertisements were drawn by John Gilroy. Dorothy Sayers, another talented contributor, who later pursued a career in poetry and detective writing, contributed at least one sketch and also wrote advertising copy for the campaign.
The toucan was part of the "Zoo" series of Guinness advertisements, which also featured illustrations of a zookeeper, a sea lion, an ostrich, a kangaroo and a tortoise. The toucan motif was finally abandoned in 1982 but has occasionally been seen on limited-edition products of the company.Learn more about Birds
Guinness, a popular Irish dry stout, does contain gluten. In fact, the majority of beers produced worldwide contain gluten from the barley used in their manufacture.Full Answer >
Toucans, found in and around the tropical forests of Central and South America, reach maturity within the first two months of life and can begin breeding. Toucans can live to be approximately 20 years old.Full Answer >
Turkeys derive their name due to confusion over their place of origin when English-speakers first encountered the bird via trade. Turkeys are originally from the Americas and were extensively domesticated before European contact; even the term "wild turkey" is a misnomer.Full Answer >
As of 2014, according to Guinness, the world's tallest living man is Sultan Kosen of Turkey. He is 8'3" tall when standing.Full Answer >