PHOTO MOMENT: White Peacock

Vijay Shah The image above comes from the Twitter account of a photography project, named Animal Life. They tweet on what they¬†describe¬†as “simply the most beautiful animals you’ve ever seen”. Their latest offering is of a white peacock, an extremely rare and regal bird, which lacks the ornate colouring of the usual kind of peacock. The peacock (the females, which lack the distinctive tails, are called ‘peahens’) are endemic to India, where they are associated with royalty, pomp and glamour. Collectively, the species are actually known as ‘peafowl’ and it is the males which are famed for their alluring tail … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: White Peacock