A weighted butt gives chickens a dinosaur strut

By Bethany Brookshire, 09:23 AM February 17, 2014

It can take only a few seconds of video to make a great moment in science. A recent entry is a video that shows two chickens walking. One clucks along with a normal chicken strut, while the other has wide and heavy strides. And no wonder: He’s got what looks like a toilet plunger strapped to his tail.

The video wasn’t just playing chicken. The chicken and his wooden tail tramp along in the name of science.

Bruno Grossi and colleagues at the Universidad de Chile were looking to learn more about ...

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