Not Just for Show

Researchers recently discovered that the elaborate and vibrant peacock tail is not just a dazzling display, it can also emit low frequency infrasound when shaking. While human ears can’t pick up the rumbling other pea fowl can. Fascinating!

IMG_7107Peacock Tail, Reid Park Zoo, Tucson, AZ  02-21-2015

Categories: Nature Notes

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