Art challenge Day 5: a proud peacock

DAY 5 - WEEK 1 - JUNIOR MASTERPIECES CHALLENGE

 

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Family of peafowl is called "bevy".
  • Group of peafowl is called "party".
  • Beautiful and colorful tails are characteristic only for the males.
  • Tail makes 60% of peacock's total length.
  • 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.
  • Although very beautiful, peacocks produce unpleasant sounds.
  • One day old baby peafowl can walk, eat and drink without assistance.

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