Meet Our Animals > Congo Peacock
Quick Facts
Native to Africa
Primary Diet Seeds, fruit, larvae, snails, earthworms, and insects
Adult Weight 5.9 to 13.2 pounds
Lifespan 15 to 20 years
Status Near Threatened

Congo Peacock

The Congo peacock is Africa’s only pheasant. They communicate through calls, mostly at night. Chicks chirp while in the egg to create an attachment to the peahen and siblings.


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Herb and Nada Mahler Family Aviary

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