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The Indian Internet Is Being Bombed By Peacock Porn, Because This Is What National News Has Come To

These are the people running our country smh.

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As Indians, we are no strangers to people making false claims – rooted in absolutely zero scientific facts – to hog media coverage and get into the national spotlight.

But while most people pay little attention and let these stories blow over, a Rajasthan high court judge – Mahesh Chandra Sharma – made a claim so outlandish yesterday, no one could ignore it.

After asking for cows to be declared India's national animal, he reasoned that they were pious beings like our national bird, the peacock. And why does he think peacocks are pious, you ask?

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Sharma drew a lot of ridicule for the astounding bit of obliviousness he displayed, as he well deserved.

Cow intakes oxygen, emits oxygen. Peacock is a brahmachari. Some wise words from Judge saab. Must correct our textb… https://t.co/whlnbgUb7F

But his impromptu zoology lesson has had another unintended side effect on the Indian internet...

Oh helllo internet.This is the time to unleash the many many TB of peacock porn we have. https://t.co/E5wN742eQJ

People have been sharing peacock porn to make sure Sharma understands how nature and science work.

Issued in public interest: Rajasthan High Court judge is wrong. Here’s video proof of peacocks having sex

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The web has literally been run over by images and videos of peacocks having sex.

"Peacock is a Brahamchari & Peahen doesn't need to have sex to get pregnant, it just swallows 'tears' of peacock" ~… https://t.co/cbXns3BReq

And while Sharma retired as a high court judge yesterday, this tweet basically sums up what he's given as a parting gift:

NATIONAL DISCOURSE JOBS - nowhere to be seen GDP - slithering down PRICES - spiralling up Let's discuss about cows and peacock sex 😜

You can watch one of the country's most influential men display his extensive knowledge here:

#Epicentre | "The peahen gets pregnant drinking the tears of the peacock," says Rajasthan HC judge.… https://t.co/xJoONChYYm

Sahil Rizwan is a social news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Mumbai.

Contact Sahil Rizwan at sahil.rizwan@buzzfeed.com.

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