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The same goes for former Justice Mahesh Chandra Sharma of the Rajasthan High Court - reportedly a science graduate himself - who suggested in an interview last year that India's national bird, the peacock, "is a lifelong celibate" that impregnates the peahen by shedding a tear.
42) As with female peahens, such technology might well reveal that it is the "showier" nudge that captures attention--and as with the drabber peacocks, drabber nudges may well suffer in comparison.
The Indian Peafowls have a very large tail with spectacular dancing and display patterns to synchronized with and lure peahens for breeding and therefore needed proper space for efficient breeding, lesser spacing likely to create hindrance and barriers in the discharge of breeding behavior and functioning.
A[cedilla]Peacock is the name for the colourfully plumaged male peafowl and females are called peahens.
The rooms are graceful and uncluttered, with cool colors and original art, but what's outside is most unusual: a small farm with chickens, goats, an emu, a darling rescue donkey, peacocks and peahens, and several large, quiet llamas, making the rolling New England landscape look faintly South American.
The building is partly occupied and there's a pretty little garden to the front, patrolled by peacocks and peahens.
Peacocks and peahens are dramatically different; male and female crows are indistinguishable.
For example, Roughgarden highlights research from 2008 which suggests that, in contrast to what has been assumed, peahens disregard male plumage in making their mating choices (Roughgarden, 2009).
In more than 200 short clips recorded by eye-tracking cameras, four peahens spent less than one-third of the time actually looking directly at a displaying peacock, says evolutionary biologist Jessica Yorzinski of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind.
Peacocks have evolved to have long, colorful feathers simply because peahens have evolved to find them attractive.
GOSHEN - For the few dozen peacocks and peahens wandering the grounds of the Willamette Leadership Academy, their days as free-range birds may be numbered.
The Island dreams under the dawn And great boughs drop tranquility; The peahens dance on a smooth lawn, The parrot sways upon a tree, Raging at his own image in the enamelled sea.
The pride of eight peacocks and peahens had to be retrieved on several occasions after alerts from members of the public.
Indeed, from a survival standpoint, female peahens should prefer drab, camouflaged male peacocks with smaller tail feathers, as these traits would likely increase the survival value not only of the male, but of any male offspring produced by that male.
collectively, an ostentation, a flock of peahens might be better termed