Body: 35 - 50 inches long; Tail 5 ft long
8.75 - 13 lbs
Pheasant pellets, chopped greens, and chopped fruit
Status: Least Concern
Open forest of India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Butan, Bangladesh and Nepal. Feral populations have been introduced to Australia, New Zealand, the Bahamas and the USA
Roam freely around the Zoo grounds
The male uses his bright feathers to attract a mate, whereas the dull brown feathers of the female allow her to blend in with the bushes so that predators cannot see her while she is incubating her eggs.