Habitat: Savannahs, woodlands and grasslands
Weight: Female 5-10 lbs Male 7.5-13.5 lbs
Average Lifespan: 35-40 years
Incubation Period: 37-43 days
Number of Young: 1-2
Conservation Status: Vulnerable
- Live in groups of 2 to 11 individuals and defend a territory of up to 60 miles.
- Males have a red throat pouch and females have a violet-blue throat pouch.
- Modified feathers form long eyelashes, which protect their eyes from dust.
-Males are sometimes considered a nuisance to people because they attack their own reflections in windows
-The largest Hornbill in the world.
Southern Ground Hornbill Coloring Sheet