Peafowl, commonly referred to as a peacock, 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.
The average lifespan of peafowl is 17-20 years. For over 2,000 years these birds have been kept in captivity due to religious reasons. Only the males, peacocks, have the colorful tail feathers. Females are usually brown with blue feathers only on their heads.
Annual Cost of Care
The cost to care for this animal per year is $100.
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