History through the eyes of a chicken – Chris A. Kniesly

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The Ancient Egyptian king Thutmose III described the chicken as a marvelous foreign bird that “gives birth daily.” Romans brought them on their military campaigns to foretell the success of future battles. Today, this bird occupies a much less honorable position – on dinner plates. Chris Kniesly explains the evolving role of chickens throughout history.

Lesson by Chris A. Kniesly, directed by Mark Phillips.

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