Miami agrees to do something about its peacock problem
February 2, 2022
MIAMI (AP) — Peacocks could be on the outs in some South Florida neighborhoods after the Miami-Dade commission agreed to loosen a law protecting the birds.
While the 20-year-old law still protects peacocks from harm, commissioners agreed Tuesday to allow cities to opt out if they present appropriate plans to humanely remove the divisive birds from areas where they're not wanted, the Miami Herald reported.
"Mating season is when we get the most complaints. They get very aggressive," said sponsor Raquel Regalado, whose district includes neighborhoods in Coral Gables and Miami where peacocks...