In a heart-touching video, a peacock is seen following two men carrying the carcass of its ‘long time’ partner. The national bird’s refusal to bid adieu to its partner has captured hearts online.
The 19-second clip was tweeted by Parveen Kaswan, an Indian Forest Services (IFS) officer on Wednesday.
The incident took place in the Thala Dhani area in the Nagaur district of India’s northwestern Rajasthan state.
As per Dainik Bhaskar report, The eight-year-old bird had died due to poor eyesight and old age.
The dead peacock’s companion was seen roaming around the body for almost three hours.
Parveen Kaswan, IFS officer shared the video online which goes viral on social media. “The peacock doesn’t want to leave the long time partner after his death. Touching video,” read the caption of the video.
Kaswan replied to the tweet and said the incident is from Kuchera, Rajasthan. He also added that the peacocks were living together for four years. The bird took part in the funeral of the other one.
Set in a rural background, the peacock slowly follows the trail of two men who hold the carcass of its partner, as seen in the video. The peacock keeps looking at its departed mate as it moves through the mud road.
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