Peacocks shake feathers to mesmerize mates


When courting a female, peacocks fan their colorful rear feathers and shake them, but somehow keep their plumes' iridescent circles, or eyespots, nearly still, like a fixed stare. -AFP filepic

MIAMI: Call it a shimmy meant to hypnotize.

When courting a female, peacocks fan their colorful rear feathers and shake them, but somehow keep their plumes’ iridescent circles, or eyespots, nearly still, like a fixed stare.

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