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The chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is a domesticated junglefowl species, with attributes of wild species such as the grey and the Ceylon junglefowl that are originally from Southeastern Asia. Rooster or cock is a term for an adult male bird, and a younger male may be called a cockerel. A male that has been castrated is a capon. An adult female bird is called a hen and a sexually immature female is called a pullet.

Similar species: Chicken-like Birds
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Jul 21, 2014. Captured Jul 20, 2014 23:20.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T1i
  • f/5.6
  • 1/2048s
  • ISO1600
  • 171mm