September 18, 2015

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Meet the HEADLESS chicken who lived for 2 years

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Description: Mike the Headless Chicken, also known as Miracle Mike, was a Wyandotte chicken that lived for nearly 2 years (18 months) after his head had been cut off. Although the story was thought by many to be a hoax, the bird's owner took him to the University of Utah in Salt Lake City to establish the facts of the story. On September 10, 1945, farmer Lloyd Olsen of Fruita, Colorado, United States, was eating supper with his mother-in-law and was sent out to the yard by his wife to bring back a chicken. Olsen chose a five-and-a-half-month-old cockerel named Mike