Rhinoceros Hornbill

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Rhinoceros hornbill

Buceros rhinoceros
Once admired as a symbol of virility, this grand bird is now mostly valued as a source of food and as a tourist attraction. The beak, with its huge casque shaped like a rhino horn, may be used in fighting, for courtship displays, or just to knock down fruit for eating.
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Diet: Fruit

Nest: Male seals female into hole in tree for protection during incubation

Current Range: Forests of the Malay Peninsula and Borneo