All About Birds: Peacocks (15 Pics)

#7 In ancient times, peacocks were hunted. Their beautiful feathers were in demand.

#8 In addition, meat and peacock eggs were eaten.

Today the bird is also often in captivity. Although they live with people at home, even the best conditions interfere with reproduction.

#9 The main thing is that the females lay eggs, because they can be hatched in an incubator, placed under the chickens, or they themselves cope with the task.

In fact, the "eyes" at the ends of the feathers serve as a tool that scares off predators quite well. How? It's simple. When the bird spreads its tail, a large number of eyes "look" at the attacker. This is what confuses the predator.

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