16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Toucan courtship behavior can involve the male offering the female a gift. In this case he is presenting her with a large seed or nut which she is accepting from him. This photo is taken just at the instant when the gift is transferred from his beak to hers.
© Karl Krueger.
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