0 Likes

Peacocks at the Riga Zoo, Latvia
Latvia

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 

Copyright: Vil muhametshin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
上传: 11/08/2010
更新: 25/06/2014
观看次数:

...


Tags: peacocks; pāvi; riga zoo; Рижский зоосад; павлины; latvia; latvija; Латвия
comments powered by Disqus

Vil Muhametshin
Talking with giraffes at the Riga Zoo, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Tropical House at the Riga Zoo
Vil Muhametshin
Frogs Room at the Tropical House of the Riga Zoo, Latvia
Aleksandr Galiullin
Mezapark.Kishezers
Vil Muhametshin
Last instructions before the performace
Vil Muhametshin
10th Latvian Youth Song and Dance Celebration in Riga
Vil Muhametshin
The 24th Latvian Song and Dance Festival, Riga
Vil Muhametshin
Choir with wind bands at Latvian Youth Song and Dance Celebration in Riga
Vil Muhametshin
At the stage during the 10th Latvian Youth Song and Dance Celebration in Riga
Vil Muhametshin
At the stage of the 24th Latvian Song and Dance Festival, Riga
Uldis Bardins
Jānis Čakste Memorial in Forest Cemetery
Uldis Bardins
White Crosses in Riga Forest Cemetery
Pandu Chilakala
Industrial exibition Arial2
jacky cheng
Jixi County Feng Cungu village - ancient village street
Jeffrey Martin
Cruising Havana in a Coco-Taxi
Andrew Bodrov
Preved Medved!
Andrew Bodrov
View from Ship-to-Shore Crane - Muuga Container Terminal
Rommel Bundalian
Cagayan de Oro White Water Rafting
Andrew Bodrov
Pyramid of Khufu - Giza (Cairo, Egypt)
Thierry Blondeau
Mont Pelat Allos Mercantour
José Inácio Brandão
Igreja matriz marilandia 1
Luciano Correa | Vista Panoramica
Pedra do Bau (stone of Bau), route Chicken & Salad - Fernando Zara climbing
Randy Kosek
Cannon Beach At Dawn
Willy Kaemena
Banda de Ipanema
Vil Muhametshin
Fountain Marie de Médicis in the garden of Luxembourg
Vil Muhametshin
Kite-boarding paradise in Liepaja
Vil Muhametshin
Carrousel in the Trocadéro Garden
Vil Muhametshin
The old bridge in Kuldiga, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Illuminated Riga Dome Cathedral at the light festival "Staro Riga", Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
SPA pools & saunas at the Liepaja Olympic Centre, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Laflora Aero 1
Vil Muhametshin
Riverside terrace of „The Factory Restaurant”, Riga, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Place en face d’Hôtel de Ville
Vil Muhametshin
Before the meeting
Vil Muhametshin
Evening view over Toscolano-Maderno and Lago di Garda from Monte Maderno, Lombardia, Italy
Vil Muhametshin
Square Jean XXIII near the Notre Dame
More About Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights. In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. Text by Steve Smith.