Amazing facts about peacock

Amazing facts about peacock

The blue neck of the peacock is one of its most attractive features. But then there are the feathers, which are very attractive too, especially when the peacock is in full plumage.If your curiosity takes a peek when you sees a peacock, then you have landed at the right place. Mycoolfacts brings you an amazing facts about peacock . Read on to know more.

Amazing facts about peacock

Colors of the tail will look different every time you change the angle of looking because of the reflection of the light. Tail feathers have eye-like spots, surrounded with red, green, gold and red feathers.

Peacock’s are master con birds. When they want to attract female attention, they actually send out fake copulative mating calls.

You can find three prominent species of a peacock, namely the Indian peacock, the African Congo peacock, and the Green peacock. All three species are native to Asia, but you can also find them in Africa and certain parts of Australia today.

Peacocks are polygamous (mate with more than one female) and usually form a harem that consists of 2-5 females. Left alone peacocks are very sad and heart-broken.

Male peafowl is called peacock while female is called peahen.

They are one of the largest flying birds. Their length (including tail) can reach 5 feet. They can weigh between 8-13 pounds.

Even though peacock appears bright in color, it’s not as bright as it looks. In fact, peacocks are brown in color, and their color often changes due to the reflection of light, which is the secret of their exquisitely colorful feathers.

They are omnivores (eat both plants and animals). They like to eat insects, arthropods, amphibians, flowers, seeds…

Their main predators are tigers, leopards, mongoose… When they sense a danger, they fly and hide in the trees. They spend nights on trees for the same reason.

Peacocks are the best fighter when it comes to fighting with snakes. They can not only prey on young snakes, including the poisonous ones, but they also do not let snakes enter their territory.

Amazing facts about peacock

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