TITLE

Peacock

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Peacock, or Peafowl, a large bird of the pheasant family. Properly, the peacock is the male, penhen the female. There are three species, two of them native to Asia, and the third to Africa. Asian peacocks have long been domesticated, and can be found in gardens and zoos in many parts of the world. The males are noted for their display of brilliant plumage.
ACCESSION #
37309748

 

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