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Our Tractor Trailer Ride and the Reptile House Is Closed.

Birds at
Paradise

Malayan Black Hornbill

Hornbills are named for their horn shaped beaks often topped by a large hollow chamber called a casque.

This is always more prominent in the male of the species. Hornbills are the only birds known with their first two cervical vertebrae fused, which most likely helps support their top-heavy beaks.

DID YOU KNOW? Forest destruction is the main cause of their decline. 

Current Status

  • Least Concern
  • Near Threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically Endangered
  • Extinct in the Wild
  • Extinct

Key Facts

Fruit, insects and small rodents.
Bucerotidae
50 years captivity
6 eggs
Lowland and evergreen forests
Near Threatened
Asia – Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore.
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