Eureka Update

With our apologies for any disappointment caused over the weekend, we are pleased to confirm that Eureka is open again today.

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Adult £21.00 £19.00
Children (3-15 Years) £14.95 £13.55
Under 3's FREE FREE
Senior Citizen (65 Years+) £18.95 £17.20
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Child / Adult / Carer £10.50 £9.50

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Red-crested Turaco

Tauraco erythrolophus

Turacos are very colourful birds found in Sub-Saharan Africa. They are related to cuckoos and there are around 18 species.

measurements

Measurements

Size: 47 - 50cm
Weight: 210 - 325g

habitat

Habitat

These birds live in tropical forests and woodlands.

diet

Diet

Red-crested turacos mainly feed on fruit, but will also eat flowers, leaves, seeds, termites and insects.

behaviour

Breeding

The red-crested turaco builds a loose nest of twigs high in the trees. The female lays around 3 eggs, which are incubated for around 20 days. The young fledge (leave the nest) at around 4 weeks old.

threat

Conservation

The red-crested turaco is not classed as endangered, although the population is believed to be decreasing due to habitat loss. Red-crested turacos arrived at the zoo in 1999. They are part of a European Studbook Programme.

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