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Peacock facts

Interesting things about peacocks

Top of the Range mascot: Ranger Kenneth

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Live pictures from Kenneth the peacock.

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Peacock facts

  • Only males are called "peacocks", the females are called "Peahens", and babies are called "Peachicks"
  • Peacocks lose their feathers every year after mating season
  • A family of Peacocks is called a "Bevy", and also a "muster", or a "party"
  • There's crystals in their feathers! Yeah that's right... under a microscope you can see there amazing structures that give their feathers the amazing colours, and shine
  • They have an impressive dance to attract females... and photographers!

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