News Item Detail Page

News Image

Hot secret behind toucan's bill

published by BBC News
Jul 27, 2009

This article discusses a research finding that seems to help explain why toucans have large bills. Infrared imaging of toucans subjected to various temperatures conditions seems to show that toucans use their bills to cool off.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8165895.stm