Latest Peafowl Stories

2015-04-28 23:11:13

Peacock Alley offers a colorful midseason release with the Bari Collection.

2015-01-27 23:12:51

Luxury linen purveyor Peacock Alley releases its Spring 2015 Collection, Welcome Home.

2014-09-22 03:00:21

The magnificent plumage of the peacock may not be quite the sacrifice to love that it appears to be, University of Leeds researchers have discovered.

What Peahens Want
2013-07-25 14:55:11

A team of biologists has gained new insight into what a typical peahen may be looking for in her colorful mate.

Distinctive Male Peacock Love Call Allures Females From Afar
2012-12-21 12:05:04

The distinctive sound made by male peacocks just before mating attracts female voyeurs for reasons currently unknown.

Peacocks Inspire Virtual World
2012-08-30 04:46:20

Researchers from Michigan State University are creating digital peacocks to explore what would happen if computer viruses had to find mates in order to reproduce.

2011-08-12 14:57:00

The Peacock Parade gives its members access to luxury labels at insider prices To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/the-peacock-parade/canadian-luxury-flash-sale-web-site-has-launched TORONTO, Aug.

2011-04-28 09:22:03

Male peacock tail plumage and courtship antics likely influence their success at attracting and mating with females.

2010-10-13 09:03:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Cosentino (www.cosentinonorthamerica.com), the world leader in natural stone, quartz, and recycled surfaces, announces a new alliance with premium home decor brand, Christopher Peacock Home.

2009-08-06 16:54:02

Residents of an Illinois neighborhood that has hosted a pair of peacocks for the past six weeks said the birds were recaptured and taken home by their owner. Andy McLaughlin, a resident of the 1300 block of Crestview Drive in Springfield, said the owner of the mated peacocks, which have been roosting in the neighborhood since June, trapped the birds Monday, the Springfield State Journal-Register reported Thursday. McLaughlin said the owner, who refused comment to the Journal-Register, used...

Latest Peafowl Reference Libraries

2009-01-17 13:10:03

The Congo Peafowl (Afropavo congensis) is a species of peafowl that is native to lowland rainforests of the Congo River Basin in the central part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was first recorded as a species in 1936 by Dr. James Chapin based on two stuffed specimens at Congo Museum in Belgium. Due to habitat loss, small population size and hunting in some areas, the Congo Peafowl is evaluated as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. The male is 28 inches...

2007-03-26 18:36:06

Peacock bass is the common name in English for several species of tropical, freshwater fish native to the Amazon River basin of South America. They also exist as non-native species in the following parts of the world: The Dominican Republic, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Peninsular Malaysia, Panama, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the Virgin Islands. Ichthyologists and expert peacock bass fishermen are quick to point out, however, that the peacock bass is not a true bass, but is a cichlid fish of the...

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Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.