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Peacock

Peacock
India

Peacock

About

Peafowl is a species of birds that include two Asiatic species and one African species of bird in the genera Pavo and Afropavo of the Phasianidae family.

Fun Facts
  • The wild turkey was hunted nearly to extinction by the early 1900s, when the population reached a low of around 30,000 birds. But restoration programs across North America have brought the numbers up to seven million today./li>
  • A turkey’s gender can be determined from its droppings–males produce spiral-shaped poop and females’ poop is shaped like the letter J.
  • Turkeys can run at speeds of up to 25 miles per hour and fly as fast as 55 miles per hour.
Conservation

Lowest risk; does not qualify for a higher risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.