Painful death for peacock after hitting windshield of moving bus
Poinachi (Kasaragod): Windshield of a bus shattered and its trip was cancelled after a flying peacock hit on it. The peacock fell on the road crashing on the bus and died on the spot. The passengers aboard had to alight following the mishap.
The incident took place on Friday afternoon at 12.20 pm at Kolathur. A bus that was coming from Banthadukka to Kasaragod was damaged after a nearly three-year-old peacock collided on it. As the windshield shattered, the bus trip was cancelled and the passengers boarded another bus came on the same route.
Bedakam police and forest officers arrived at the place on knowing the incident. Muliyar veterinary surgeon examined the dead peacock and the carcass was later buried in the presence of forest officials. Peacocks are often seen in human inhabited areas in Kolathur region.