Tails Up!

Toucans have a very unusual sleeping posture.

Like most birds they will turn their heads around and tuck their beaks into their back feathers, and often they sleep on just one foot. When a toucan is tired it will stick its tail straight up into the air, and they will keep their tails sticking up while they sleep.  It’s generally really easy to tell when toucans are sleepy because of this.
Hal getting ready to sleep

Hal’s getting sleepy

Toucanet tail

A rear view

Arisia in her sleeping spot

Poor Arisia somehow managed to lose her tail feathers, leaving her with a little stub until they grow back.  She’s getting comfy in her sleeping spot.

Arisia sleeping with a dragon

Arisia thinks dragons are cuddly.

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