Tag: Peacock

National Bird visits PM’s house, enjoys hospitality
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National Bird visits PM’s house, enjoys hospitality

August 24, 2020

New Delhi: People knew well that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is health conscious and yoga savvy. But his love for nature came to the fore when a video grab of him feeding a peacock and peahen at his official residence on Kalyan Marg in Delhi went viral on Instagram recently. Modi has shared this 1.47…

Lockdown, Let Loose…
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Lockdown, Let Loose…

June 14, 2020

By Ragoo Rao, Ethologist Lockdown, sealed down, quarantined, COVID, Corona… these are sickening words. We are almost hearing everywhere 24X7 about mask, sanitise, wash and these are dictums. It is a dreadful period. A small sneeze from a little dust blown around is enough to either send you to a quarantine or everyone keeping away…

When a Peahen comes calling
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When a Peahen comes calling

May 9, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A Peahen visited a residential area in Mysuru city this noon and has stayed put in the area. The bird was spotted by a few residents this noon as it perched on their compound walls at Sri Vidya Ganapathy Temple, Kashipathi Agrahara, behind Lakshmi Talkies on Chamaraja Double Road. Some residents fed the bird…

Proud… as a Peacock
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Proud… as a Peacock

March 11, 2020

Peacock — Pavo cristatus, being its zoological name — the flamboyant, beautiful, colourful, arrogant bird, the bird with an attitude, is naturally selected as a National Bird of India. Peacocks have a built-in Pride in them and they cannot be blamed for that, nature has created them; Only the males, with such lovely iridescent colours…

Saying it with feathers…
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Saying it with feathers…

May 23, 2018

Peacocks and white-peacocks welcome the guests at the walk-through aviary of Mysuru Zoo at Karanji Lake Nature Park in city. The aviary constructed on the shore of the lake has a height of 20 m, length of 60 m and width of 40 m making it India’s biggest walk-through aviary. The aviary was set up…

Peacock Justice
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Peacock Justice

June 3, 2017

Oh!  It seems Salman Bhai is not the only adult-virgin in India. There is another good-looking star who is also a virgin, the peacock, our national bird.  So how do peacocks procreate then… it seems, the peahen drinks the tears of the peacock and that’s it, it has a baby peafowl. This discovery was made…

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