A resident of the forests of Asia, the Great Hornbill is reliant upon them for food and nesting sites. Just as the hornbills are reliant on the forests, in turn, the forests also need the hornbills. This is because Great Hornbills eat a huge variety of fruits, berries and figs and fly great distances; making them a major disperser of rainforest seeds.
Sadly I was not able to make the trek to the Asian forest to photograph them, this one was in Chester Zoo, photographed through glass. I think he is about twenty years old.
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