No place like home: Peacock flies back to NYC zoo

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NEW YORK (AP) - A peacock with a sense of adventure - and a good sense of direction - has flown back home to New York's Central Park Zoo.

On Tuesday, humans flocked and tweeted as the peacock left the zoo for a perch on a Fifth Avenue window ledge. It had good taste: A condo there reportedly sold for $22.5 million in 2009.

Zookeepers predicted the handsome green and blue bird would make its way home - and it did just before 7 a.m. Wednesday.

It's been a rebellious season in the city zoos.

In March, an Egyptian cobra was found nearly a week after it went missing at the Bronx Zoo's Reptile House. Two months later, a zoo peahen was recovered at a nearby auto-body shop.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press

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