Toco Toucan

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Toco Toucan
Toco Toucan at Birdworld, Surrey, England
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Piciformes
Family: Ramphastidae
Genus: Ramphastos
Species: R. toco
Binomial name
Ramphastos toco
Statius Müller, 1776
Distribution of the Toco Toucan

The Toco Toucan (Ramphastos toco), also known as the Toucan or Common Toucan, is the largest and probably the best known species in the toucan family. It is found in semi-open habitats throughout a large part of central and eastern South America. It is a common attraction in zoos.