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TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x289 Chris A. Kniesly: History through the eyes of a chicken
TV-PG

  • 2018-10-12T00:00:00-04:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

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.

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