Scientific Name: Buceros rhinoceros silvestris

Found In: Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand

Size: One of the largest species of hornbills, being approximately 36-48 inches long and weighing 4.4 to 4.6 pounds.

Diet: Omnivore: Fruits, nuts, small animals including lizards and birds, and some insects

Threat Level: Vulnerable – Threats are forest destruction in the Sundaic lowlands of Indonesia that have been extensive as a result of commercial and illegal logging, as well as agricultural development.

Facts: The female will seal herself into the nest cavity leaving only a narrow slot opening through which the male will deliver food to her and the chicks.

Virginia Zoo Hornbills: male Riobi and female Phoenix

Rhinoceros Hornbill at the Virginia Zoo