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    by Twan Written Oct 24, 2011

    Hornbills (Bucerotidae) are a family of bird found in tropical and subtropical Africa, Asia and Melanesia. They are characterized by a long, down-curved bill which is frequently brightly-colored and sometimes has a casque on the upper mandible. Both the common English and the scientific name of the family refer to the shape of the bill, "buceros" being "cow horn" in Greek. In addition, they possess a two-lobed kidney. Hornbills are the only birds in which the first two neck vertebrae (the axis and atlas) are fused together; this probably provides a more stable platform for carrying the bill.[1] The family is omnivorous, feeding on fruit and small animals. They are monogamous breeders nesting in natural cavities in trees and sometimes cliffs. A number of species of hornbill are threatened with extinction, mostly insular species with small ranges.

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  • Pangkor Laut Resort

    32200 Lumut, Perak, Pangkor, Perak, 32200, Malaysia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Ombak Inn Resort

    Lot 4440 Nipah Bay, Pangkor, Perak, 32000, Malaysia

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

  • Anjungan Beach Resort & Spa

    6610 Nipah Bay, Pangkor Island, Pangkor, Perak, Malaysia

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Families

  • Chuan Full Hotel

    60 Main Road, Pangkor, Perak, 32300, Malaysia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Pangkor Coral Bay

    Lot 34, Pasir Bogak, Pangkor, Perak, 32300, Malaysia

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Solo

  • Flora Beach Resort

    Lot 4464, Teluk Nipah, Pangkor, Perak, 32300, Malaysia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Seagull Beach Resort

    Teluk Nipah, Pangkor, Perak, 32300, Malaysia

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Families

  • Teluk Dalam Resort

    Pangkor, Perak, 32300, Malaysia

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

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