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The Yellow-billed Hornbill is a common resident in South Africa. They are commonly seen in scrub and dry woodland areas, particularly in the Kruger National Park.

Did you know?
The Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill has been made famous by the movie The Lion King, where it is used as a character named Zazu.

The Yellow-billed Hornbill is a medium-sized bird, with the length between 48 to 60 cm, characterized by a long yellow beak with a casque (only in males).

Did you know?
They have been given the moniker “flying bananas” because of the large yellow bill that resembles a banana.

The skin around the eyes and in the malar stripe is vivid red-coloured. White belly, grey neck, and black back with abundant white spots and stripes.
2020-02 Bushtime at Mabula

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