LADY ROSS TURACO

SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Musophaga rossae

HABITAT:  Forests and deep vegetation of Central and Southern Africa

CONSERVATION STATUS:  Least Concern

FUN FACT:  The Lady Ross turaco is unable to fly long distances.  Instead, they are well adapted to jumping and clamoring about on tree branches.  This is accomplished by a semi-zygotdactylous fourth toe that can be rotated backwards or forwards

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