Gentilly peacock spotted near Popeyes Chicken

Gentilly peacock spotted near Popeyes Chicken

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A peacock has taken over Gentilly.

Viewer photos show a male peacock walking along the sidewalk on Paris Avenue, across the street from Popeyes Chicken on Gentilly Boulevard.

The peacock has become a social media sensation. Many Facebook viewers shared their stories of the Gentilly peacock. He has allegedly been around for several years.

"It's been in that neighborhood for years," wrote Facebook user Nickie Coleman. "I used to see it on my roof from time to time. No one knows where it came from and doesn't bother it."

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