The toco toucan, the biggest and most well-known species, is in South America’s tropical rainforests. Toucans can distribute heat away from its body by sending it to its bill. The heat distribution shows the toucan has an ability to maintain homeostasis that relies on its beak.
Global warming affects the toucan’s bill by making it bigger since it would need more space to transfer heat away. It’s body would be larger because it would need to balance with the enlarged beak. The growth indicates that these types of toucans will begin to have less predators, changing the ecosystem of earth. The toucans would probably live lower in the rainforest or on the floor. These toucan interact with its habitat because its larger body may require it to fly less and hop more because of the increased weight. In conclusion, global warming will have indirect and powerful effects on the ecosystems.
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