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Peaco-ck s – The Birds With The Stylish Clothing

 

In all the animal kingdom, the peaco-ck has the fanciest clothing. Male peaco-ck s have beautiful long tail feathers, called a covert or train. Peaco-ck s can spread these tail feathers into a fan. The fans are covered with sparkling circles, or eyes, in purple, red or yellow. The feathers are usually blue or green. Male peaco-ck s use these feathery displays to get a date. The female peaco-ck s seem to prefer the males with the largest, brightest fans.

A Beautiful Peaco-ck
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In all the animal kingdom, all about peaco-ck s are the fanciest feathers and clothing.

Fun Facts about Peaco-ck s for Kids

  • A group of peaco-ck s isn’t called a flock, but a party.
  • Peaco-ck s have been kept as pets for thousands of years.
  • Peaco-ck s eat seeds, plants, insects and small reptiles.
  • Peaco-ck s can fly, but they stay on the ground most of the time.
  • Female peaco-ck s are actually peahens, not peaco-ck s. Babies are peachicks.
  • In India, peaco-ck s are considered sacred.
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Male peaco-ck s have beautiful long tail feathers, called a covert or train. Peaco-ck s can spread these tail feathers into a fan.

Peaco-ck Vocabulary

  1. Covert: a peaco-ck ’s tail feathers or train
  2. Party: a group of peaco-ck s
  3. Peahen: a female peaco-ck
  4. Sacred: special, beloved by God
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A group of peaco-ck s isn’t called a flock, but a party.

Learn More All About Peaco-ck s

Check out this fun video about a peaco-ck ’s courtship dance:

A video about peaco-ck courtship.

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Peaco-ck s eat seeds, plants, insects and small reptiles.

Peaco-ck Q&A

Question: Do females have fancy feathers?

Answer: Females are usually grayish white or brown. They do not have long trains.

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In India, peaco-ck s are considered sacred.

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Question: Do people hunt peaco-ck s?

Answer: In some parts of the world, people do hunt and eat peaco-ck s.

 

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