Gurgaon Deputy Commissioner Vinay Pratap Singh today directed Animal Husbandry and Wildlife Departments officials to investigate the matter and ordered to get all birds in poultry farms of Aravali vaccinated, as a precautionary measure.
The department has got treated and examined sick peacocks of Bhondsi village and nearby areas who later were released in the forest.
"So, far 21 peacocks have died and 72 have been found sick. The autopsy report of the dead peacocks revealed that they had died of heat stroke," an official statement quoting the Gurgaon DC said.
The Forest department would ensure proper water supply for wildlife, he added.
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