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Transsexual Chicken
Anne Boleyn the chicken is causing uproar in her henhouse, ever since she grew a comb, tail and wattle.

Marauding Goats
Nantgwynant, in Wales, is suffering an invasion of wild goats. The goats' antics include, according to some passing motorists, playing "chicken" with passing cars before running off.

Flying St. Bernard
A St. Bernard dog has been placed in care after being thrown out of a second storey window and landing on a man passing below.
Animals
Posted by Boo on Wed Aug 09, 2006


And more animal antics: A toilet-flushing cat
Posted by The Curator  in  San Diego  on  Wed Aug 09, 2006  at  02:30 PM
Hi, my name is Raul, and today we're going to teach Santa Bernards how to fly!
Posted by Straight Outta Lynwood  in  La-la-land  on  Wed Aug 09, 2006  at  06:12 PM
One of my sister's friends had trained their dog to use the potty.
Posted by RAMChYLD  in  Malaysia  on  Wed Aug 09, 2006  at  11:22 PM
Heck, comb and wattles are not a very good indicator of chicken gender. We have a hen with a comb and wattles that are much bigger than one of our roosters has. These events are actually not unheard of, either. In fact, we had a hen (different one) crow not long ago, but she only did it once. I think she lost a bet.
Posted by PlantPerson  on  Thu Aug 10, 2006  at  07:16 AM
About the chicken thing -- apparently it's not that unusual for the hormones of chickens to play up once they start getting on in years.
Some experts believe this is where the myth of basaliks/cockatrices being hatched from an egg laid by a rooster origiated
Posted by mangabottle  on  Fri Aug 11, 2006  at  06:23 AM
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