A peacock, suffering from arthritis and neuro problems due to unusual cold conditions, has been rescued and admitted to a veterinary clinic for treatment near here by Forest Department officials, officials said.
Until recently no one could say whether the stunning tail feathers of peacocks actually drew the eyes of peahens.
Twenty-three peacocks were found dead at two different places in Rajasthan after consuming suspected poisonous food grains, police said today.
A viral disease code named `Ranikhat` has killed about 20 peacocks in Pakistan`s Sindh province, wildlife officials said today.
Intense heat wave in Madhya Pradesh allegedly claimed the lives of at least 16 peacocks in Ruar Dohra village here, forest officials said today.
In an unusual incident, the Assistant driver of the Madurai-Shencottah passenger train was injured when a peacock entered the engine`s cabin and attacked him.
Poaching and a mysterious disease are killing peacocks, India`s national bird, in one of their richest habitats here in Uttar Pradesh.
As India celebrates its 66th Independence Day on Wednesday amidst tight security, Google India welcomed its users with the national bird - its latest doodle – on the homepage.
A community reserve for peacocks is being set up atop a hill in Tiruparankunram.
The Ministry of Environment and Forests issued a re-notification for to make tiger and peacock India`s national animal and bird in official records.
The decision came in the wake of media reports that the bird is being killed for its feathers.
A peacock breeding centre would
be set up in the state as part of `Mission Green Haryana`
during which five crore saplings would also be planted in
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