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Peacocks at the Riga Zoo, Latvia
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Already since the early days of Riga Zoo in 1912 Indian peafowls (Pavo cristatus) have been one of its most colourful attractions. The birds enjoy free living here - they can be seen walking along the shady alleys of the Zoo or sitting at the top of pine trees, just as they would do in tropical forests in their native India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan or Sri Lanka. Despite their southern origin, peafowls easily adapt to our moderate climate, being able to stay outside when the temperature gets as low as -15°.

Read more and watch virtual tour with photogallery here - http://www.virtuallatvia.lv/peacock-tail-bloom-at-the-riga-zoo 

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Tags: peacocks; pāvi; riga zoo; Рижский зоосад; павлины; latvia; latvija; Латвия
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