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Officer Used His Phone
to Lure Escaped Peacock
May 12, 2020 7:24 PM CDT
Officer Used His Phone to Lure Escaped Peacock
Boston officer found a mating call
- Turns out you're not the only one desperate to break out of your home environment these days. A peacock named Snowbank fled Boston's Franklin Park Zoo, and was wooed back in a most unusual way. Zoo New England, which has the Franklin Park Zoo under its umbrella, says...
Peacock That Roamed From
Zoo Found Dead on Highway
Jun 1, 2018 12:15 AM CDT
Peacock That Roamed From Zoo Found Dead on Highway
3 of its colleagues are still loose in Philadelphia
- One of four peacocks that wandered away from the Philadelphia Zoo and created a traffic jam on a nearby highway was found dead on that stretch of road on Thursday. Zoo staffers had been working with authorities to try to locate the peacocks after they took a stroll along part...
Airline Rejects Woman's
Emotional Support Peacock
Jan 31, 2018 1:54 AM CST
Airline Rejects Woman's Emotional Support Peacock
'This animal did not meet guidelines for a number of reasons'
- If you need emotional support from a peacock, don't count on flying United. The airline turned away a woman who tried to bring a peacock on a recent flight from Newark Liberty International as her emotional support animal, reports Business Insider . The woman initially argued that she was entitled...
Peacock Racks Up
$500 Bill at Liquor Store
Jun 7, 2017 1:00 PM CDT
Peacock Racks Up $500 Bill at Liquor Store
It did not want to leave
- A female peacock has ruffled more than just feathers at a Los Angeles-area liquor store. Without a peep, the peahen strutted into the open door of the Royal Oaks Liquor Store in Arcadia on Monday. Store manager and college senior Rani Ghanem said he didn't even know it was...
Kill 2 Peacocks
for ... Selfies
Feb 23, 2016 8:06 AM CST
Tourists Pluck, Kill 2 Peacocks for ... Selfies
Animals died on Feb. 12 at China's Yunnan Zoo
- We just don't learn, do we? Shortly after beachgoers in Argentina killed a baby dolphin , tourists in China are accused of killing two peacocks in an attempt to snap a selfie. Officials say the visitors were told not to touch the animals at Yunnan Zoo in Kunming on Feb....
Nov 8, 2011 8:46 AM CST
2 Peacocks, 19 Prostitutes Found in Mexico Prison
You gotta wonder what they were in for...
- Ah, the finer things in life: marijuana, booze, sex, cockfighting, exotic birds—if you live in Acapulco, all this and more can be found at a prison near you. Mexican authorities conducted a surprise search of the Acapulco penitentiary yesterday morning and found 19 prostitutes, two sacks of marijuana, 100...
May 11, 2011 1:58 PM CDT
Runaway Peahen Found in Bronx Garage
Zoo intends to continue allowing her to roam free
- The peahen who busted out of the Bronx Zoo yesterday has been found in a local business’s garage. She’s back home and resting now, after undergoing a veterinary exam, zoo officials tell the
New York Daily News
. They add that despite the incident, they intend to continue to...
From Bronx Zoo
May 11, 2011 3:26 AM CDT
Peacock Escapes From Bronx Zoo
Bird seen roaming NYC streets
- Another exotic animal is on the loose in New York City after escaping from the Bronx Zoo. Net-wielding zoo workers tried and failed to recapture an escaped female peacock seen perched on top of a van a few blocks from the zoo yesterday, reports the
New York Daily News
NBC Angles to Keep Leno
Jul 23, 2007 6:32 AM CDT
NBC Angles to Keep Leno After
Execs brainstorm projects for 2009, when Conan takes chair
- As Jay Leno nears his final
in 2009, NBC is scrambling to keep the late night king at the network and away from rivals ABC and Fox. Peacock execs have pitched a prime time variety show, miscellaneous work on NBC's cable channels, and a showcase of Jay-on-demand through...
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