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Why did the chicken cross the ocean? To get to America before Columbus - and from the other direction - according to a new report in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The Ameraucana is a breed of domestic chicken that is thought to have been developed in the United States of America, although its exact origins are unknown. It was developed using chickens that were exported from Chile. Its name is a mixture of the word “American” and Araucana, a breed that it is related to. The breed was accepted by the American Poultry Association as an official breed in 1984 and placed under the “All Other” category regarding its origin. Because this breed...
- One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.