Andrew long overdue at National Library

By Ian Warden
Updated April 18 2018 - 1:17pm, first published December 19 2012 - 4:00pm

Andrew Peacock is missing. No, not the human Andrew Peacock who once led the federal parliamentary Liberal Party (and of whom Paul Keating said when that Peacock tried to become leader for a second time, ''Can a souffle rise twice?'') but Andrew Peacock the spectacular male peafowl that has lived around the National Library of Australia for some years. Library staff, wittily, gave him his wholly appropriate name.

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