S: White Peacock
FC: White Peacock By: Olivia Smutek and Brittany Hoodja | Pavo cristatus
1: Table of Contents | Pg 2-3 :Taxonomy Pg 4-5 :Height and Weight Pg 6 :Climate, Food, and Exercise Pg 7 :Reproduction Pg 8 :Color Pg 9 :Temper Pg 10-11 :Interesting Facts
3: Taxonomy Kingdom: Animalia -Because it is an animal Phylum: Chordata -Because it has a spinal chord Class: Aves -Because it is a bird Order: Galliformes -Because they deal with water Family: Phasianidae -Because it's a family of birds pheasants and partridges Genus: Pavo -Because they have elegant and broad tails Species: cristatus
4: The length of a male peacock from bill to tail is 40-46inches. The females (peahens) are smaller than the males and usually about 38inches. | Height
5: The weight of the male peacock is generally between 8.8-13.2lbs. The females are smaller therefore lighter at a weight of 6-8.8 lbs. | Weight
6: These gorgeous animals are mainly found on ground in areas such as open and vast forests. Here, they eat berries, grains,lizards, and small rodents. They often attempt to travel together and not wander alone. However; whether they are alone or in a group they avoid flying. | Climate, Food, and Exercise Habits
7: 0 | To begin,Peacocks are polygamous. The breeding season is spread out but mostly depends on the rain. Anyways, females do not favor specific male peacocks. The males always display affection by raising their upper-tail into a arched fan, while their wings are held half open. They're also drooped out causing vibration of the long feathers which causes a ruffling sound. | Reproduction
8: The white peacock is white in color, and often considered albino. They have blue eyes, and pink skin. | Color
9: Temper | White peacocks act the same as the usual colored peacocks. They are not usually tame birds. Peacocks will attempt to escape from pens. They will also peck at or kick anyone that dares to even lay a finger on them. Unlike female peacocks, males calls can be heard from miles away.
10: Interesting Facts | -Many people believe that the white peacock brings eternal happiness. -They are native to India. -The main purpose of the males train is to get the female to mate.
11: -It takes about 28 days for a peacock egg to hatch. -When the chick hatches, it can immediately walk, eat, and drink on its own.. -When born, the baby peacocks already have flight feathers to fly into the trees when it gets dark.