Toucans have predators. In the wild, they are prey for jaguars and other big cat species. Humans also capture toucans because they are popular pets. Toucans are known for their colorful, oversized bills.Know More
The Toco toucan’s large bill may visually deter predators, but it does not make a very powerful weapon when attacked. The bill is a network of bone that contains lots of air. The bill is used to help the toucan reach and skin fruit when feeding.
The toucan itself is an omnivore, which means it is a predator as well. Toucans eat insects in addition to fruit. Less often, they eat eggs, young birds and lizards.Learn more about Birds
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.Full Answer >
Humans, monkeys and large birds are the macaw's predators, according to A-Z Animals. Because of their brightly colored feathers, macaws are often hunted by tribesman.Full Answer >
According to Audubon Magazine, birds flock as a way of avoiding predators, and it allows them to take advantage of the currents in the air in the most efficient manner. Birds also flock as a migration pattern and they may form flocks when foraging for food.Full Answer >
Wild turkeys sleep in trees at night to protect themselves from predators because they cannot see very well at night. Turkeys fly up into a tree at nightfall and then come back down at daybreak to carry on with their regular daily routine. They are active during the day and spend most of the daylight on the ground.Full Answer >