Turaco

Turaco
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Bird
Family
  Turaco

 
Status
  Varies by Species
Added by
  SkyeNicole - falcon
Date Updated
  Sat Jun 14 19:54:37 2014
Image Credit
  Red-crested_Turaco_RWD.jpg
Image Comment
  Red-crested Turaco
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Sorter Stats: Hits 51   At Bats 106   Average 0.481 Habitats: tropical_forest coniferous_forest temperate_forest

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Turaco Facts & Trivia for kids

  • Turaco birds derive their color from chemical pigments produced within the birds body. This chemical pigmentation does not occur in other birds.
  • Turacos are from Africa.
  • Turacos have two pairs of toes on each foot, two of which can point backward.
  • Turacos eat mostly fruit, seeds and leaves.
  • There are over 20 species of Turaco.
  • Turaco chicks leave the nest at a very young age, sometimes before they can fly.
  • Turacos generally have short wings and long tails.
  • Usually Turacos are forest dwellers.

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