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32 peacocks dead in Pakistan district in past week

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 16:55

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.

Peacocks make `fake sex sounds` to attract peahens

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 20:56

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

10 peacocks found dead near farm

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 21:55

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

Dinosaurs used feathers for courtship: Study

Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 20:14

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

30 peacocks die in Greater Noida

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 07, 2012, 17:52

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

8 peacocks found dead in Bundi

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 01, 2012, 17:52

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

8 peacocks succumb to heat stroke in Aravalli village

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 08:43

At least eight peacocks died Monday due to heat stroke in Hasanpur village, 12 km from here in the Aravalli hills, a wildlife official said.

Awareness drive on pesticide effect on peacocks

Last Updated: Sunday, October 09, 2011, 13:19

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

Haryana plans to set up breeding centre for peacocks

Last Updated: Sunday, February 21, 2010, 22:10

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