Interesting Facts about Peacocks

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Interesting Facts about Peacocks

The term ‘Peacock’ is used to refer to the colourful birds of both the sexes, but actually the male birds are called peacocks, while the female birds are called peahens. Peacocks and peahens are one of the tallest flying birds. They can be up to 5 feet tall. Image source: www.ebsqart.com

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Interesting Facts about Peacocks

Peafowl is the term used to refer to both peacocks and peahens. Interestingly, the males have beautiful and colourful tails. The tail makes up to 60% of the total length of peacocks. Image source: bioexpedition.com

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Interesting Facts about Peacocks

Peafowl are omnivores; they like to eat both plants and animals. Image source:1.bp.blogspot.com

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Interesting Facts about Peacocks

Peacocks love to be in the company of their fellow friends. If left alone, peacocks become sad and heartbroken. Image source: candidkerry.files.wordpress.com

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Interesting Facts about Peacocks

Peafowl live up to 20 years. Image source: thebargellist.files.wordpress.com/

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Interesting Facts about Peacocks

A one-day-old baby peafowl can walk, eat and drink without any assistance. Image source: images.fineartamerica.com

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