Wait! What was that? That was the quetzal, it is the most beautiful bird in the rainforest. Read on to learn about the appearance, the habitat, the prey, and the friends and enemies of the quetzal.
This bird is considered the most beautiful animal in the rainforest because of its appearance. The quetzal has green feathers and black wings. The male quetzal has a long green tail of feathers that is three feet long. The quetzal has short legs and small feet. It has thin skin and a weak bill and is 40 centimeters tall.
To find the quetzal look in Central America. The quetzal lives in the canopy in dense evergreen forest. They also nests in rotting trees. They live so high in the rainforest some people call it a cloud forest and is common to the countries of Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Panama.
Friends and Enemies
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