Hornbills’ beaks are made of a bony framework covered by keratin, which is a substance similar to fingernails. So even though they look heavy, their beaks are actually very lightweight.
TYPE OF ANIMAL:
Southern Bhutan and northeast India to eastern Vietnam and south to Sumatra, Borneo, Bali, and Java
Primarily frugivore (fruit eaters), although they do eat insects, reptiles and small mammals.
wild 35-40 years; zoos up to 50 years
Breeding pairs generally mate for life