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Zhangjiajie Quacking Chicken

Flora & Fauna 2013/01/03 View:1877

Zhangjiajie Rock chicken, is also known as quacking chicken. Zhangjiajie forest park also has this chicken, chicken and rock chrysolophus are not the same. Its feather is general gray, its action is slow, appearing a little bulky. Rock chicken general lives in lofty mountains and steep hills, likes to eat wild fruit and insects. Rock chicken have a kind of special power, which is able to forecast the weather, knowing the rain in advance. Early in the morning, if we hear rock chicken shouting “ga ga” on the top of the mountain, and flying down, then one day it will rain. On the contrary, if see it flying into a mountain, and the weather will clear up.

Translated by Sophia

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