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English: An adult male chicken, the rooster has a prominent fleshy crest on its head called a comb and hanging flaps of skin on either side under its beak called wattles.
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Description Gallus gallus ♂ (Linnaeus, 1758)
Deutsch: Haushahn
English: An adult male chicken, the rooster has a prominent fleshy crest on his head called a comb and hanging flaps of skin on either side under his beak called wattles.
Français : Un coq, mâle adulte entier de l'espèce Gallus gallus, possède un appendice charnu sur sa tête nommé crête et un sous chaque oeil nommé caroncule.
Date 15 December 2008
Source Own work
Author Muhammad Mahdi Karim ( Facebook
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