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Divya Mudappa

Hornbills: the feathered foresters.

Most of us are familiar with charismatic mammals such as tigers, elephants and apes. And there are charismatic species amongst birds too: bustards, cranes, eagles. But in the Asian and African tropics are birds that gain charisma from their large size, spectacular appearance, and extraordinary breeding habits: the hornbills.

Mudappa, D. 2016. JLR Explore, 15 May 2016.