Why Are Male Peacocks So Colorful?

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Listening — Intermediate Level
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Activity

Watch the video and answer the questions


  1. The prettier the feather, the more   they are.

  2. Females are brown to blend in with the   .

  3. A colorful female could be   for her eggs.

  4. There's always a   why an animal is the way it is.

  5. The narrator compares the male feathers with flowers and refers to them as   .

Discussion

Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below


  1. Describe what a male peacock looks like.

  2. What is your favorite bird?

  3. Peacock feathers are sometimes considered bad luck. Where do you think that superstition comes from?

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