The scientific name of a peafowl is Pavo Cristatus.
How Do They Protect Themselves?
There are many ways for peafowl to protect themselves such
as, kicking thorns on their feet, their tail feathers are detachable
and they help them camouflage in with the surroundings, they
also flutter into short trees as their last resort.
What Size Are They?
The female peafowl is about 35 to 43 inches long and they weigh
about 6 to 8.8 pounds.The male peafowl is about 70 to 98 inches
long and they weigh 8 to 13 pounds.
Where Do They Live and How Do They Travel?
Peafowl have many different types and they all live in different
places, but they all have the same walk and strut.The Green
peafowl lives in Java and Burma, the Indian Blue peafowl lives in
India and Sri Lanka, and the Congo peafowl lives in African
rainforests.They all live in zoos as well.
● Indian Blue Peafowl
● Congo Peafowl
● Green Peafowl
● Albino Peafowl
Do Peafowl Migrate or Hibernate and How Do They
Peafowl do not migrate or hibernate because wherever they live
is warm and they breathe through their lungs.
Are They Endangered?
Peafowl are not endangered and their population is stable.
★ A group of peafowl is called an ostentation
★ They live 15 to 20 years
★ Babies weigh 3.6 ounces right after hatching
★ Peafowl can cost as low as $35 and as high as $275
★ Peafowl are one of the largest flying birds
★ A one day old baby peafowl can walk, eat, and drink without assistance
★ Some predators of the peafowl are mongooses, jungle cats, stray dogs, leopards,
★ Peafowl also do not have to be killed for feathers because they shed them
★ The Indian peafowl is the national bird of India