170 peacocks killed due to contagious disease in Pakistan

170 peacocks killed due to contagious disease in Pakistan

Abdul Majeed Junejo, chairman of Joru union council near Mithi, told the local journalists that during past couple of weeks, more than 30 peafowls have died of disease.

Feb 27, 2017, 21:10 PM IST

20 peacock carcasses found in Khurda village forest

Carcasses of at least 20 peacocks were recovered today from Madhupur village forest area in Odisha's Khurda district, about 25 km from here.

Dec 08, 2015, 20:02 PM IST
Forest department take steps to protect peafowls in Indore

Forest department take steps to protect peafowls in Indore

In view of the rising mercury in Madhya Pradesh, officials of forest department have initiated steps to protect peafowls.

May 19, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

Peacocks in Nashik district died due to sunstroke

The 13 peacocks which were found dead near here two days ago had succumbed to sunstroke, a Forest Department officer said Saturday.

Mar 28, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

Two peacocks killed in West Bengal

Two peacocks were killed allegedly by personnel of the joint security forces deployed in anti-Maoist operations in West Bengal's Purulia district.

Mar 02, 2015, 15:35 PM IST

Farmer held for killing nine peacocks in Erode

Erode: A farmer has been arrested at Rasapalayam in the district for allegedly killing nine peacocks, which damaged his watermelon field.

Jan 14, 2015, 12:27 PM IST

Nine peafowls found dead in Madhya Pradesh

Nine peafowls were Tuesday found dead at an agricultural field in the state's Alirajpur district, around 200 kms from here, a forest official said.

Nov 11, 2014, 21:33 PM IST

32 peacocks dead in Pakistan district in past week

The Tharparkar Wild Life Department said the peacocks died of the deadly viral disease -- locally called "Ranikhet" -- in Tharparkar district where severe hot weather conditions were prevailing, Geo News reported.

May 04, 2014, 16:55 PM IST

Peacocks make `fake sex sounds` to attract peahens

Scientists have revealed that peacocks make fake sex sounds to attract peahens` attention.

Mar 13, 2014, 20:56 PM IST

10 peacocks found dead near farm

At least 10 peacocks died of suspected poisoning near a farm in Annur in the district today, police said.

Feb 03, 2014, 21:55 PM IST

Dinosaurs used feathers for courtship: Study

Some feathered dinosaurs used tail plumage to attract mates, much like modern-day peacocks and turkeys, according to a new study.

Jan 04, 2013, 20:14 PM IST

30 peacocks die in Greater Noida

As many as 30 peacocks have died here in the last 15 days due to unknown reasons, say villagers and veterinarians.

Aug 07, 2012, 17:52 PM IST

8 peacocks found dead in Bundi

8 peacocks were found dead in Bundi district following which 1 poacher was arrested and 2 employees of forest department were suspended.

Aug 01, 2012, 17:52 PM IST

Awareness drive on pesticide effect on peacocks

Pakidi hill, spread over 1970 hectare, is considered as
the largest habitat of peacocks in the country.

Oct 09, 2011, 13:19 PM IST

Haryana plans to set up breeding centre for peacocks

The Haryana Government plans to
set up a peacock breeding centre for the protection of the
national bird in Rewari district.

Feb 21, 2010, 22:10 PM IST

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