- jungle + fowl (Wiktionary)
“The study, published inProceeding of the Royal Society B, is based on tests of red junglefowl, an ancestor of chickens.”
“Endocrine-immune interactions, ornaments and mate choice in red junglefowl.”
“The Ceylon junglefowl (Gallus lafayetii) is limited to the ecoregion's area in northern Sri Lanka.”
“Jerdon's courser Rhinoptilus bitorquatus Phasianidae Ceylon junglefowl Gallus lafayetii Capitonidae Yellow-fronted barbet Megalaima flavifrons An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.”
“Interestingly, this mate selection mechanism differs from that of Red junglefowl G.g. murghi where, according to some studies, females chose mates depending on comb size and other morphological features.”
“But we found nothing except a few gaudy junglefowl clucking and pecking around their former coops.”
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“Although little known to most people, the red junglefowl has contributed more to every nation than any other wild bird.”
“A thousand years later, by the time of Queen Hatshepsut (about 1475 B.C.), the junglefowl (the ancestor of the chicken) had arrived, and from then on it was raised on a substantial scale.”
“One pheasant, the red junglefowl, gave the world the chicken”
“The wild junglefowl, however, has feathered legs, a down-curving tail, and an overall scragginess.”
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