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Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
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Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
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Prairie Chickens

 

Heath Hen, Tympanuchus cupido cupido, woodcut. Males displaying in foreground, female in background, 1912.

 

Heath Hen, Tympanuchus cupido cupido, woodcut. Males displaying in foreground, female in background, 1912

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Chickens

prairie chicken
NOUN:  

1 a : a grouse (Tympanuchus cupido) chiefly of the tallgrass prairies of the central United States with the male having yellowish-orange neck sacs which are inflated during courtship displays; also : a closely related smaller grouse (T. pallidicinctus) having reddish neck sacs

ETYMOLOGY:   First Known Use

1691

"chicken." Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. 2010.
Merriam-Webster Online. 18 August 2011
<http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chicken>

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Prairie Chicken

Prairie Chicken refers to several birds in the genus Tympanuchus:

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Greater Prairie Chicken

Male Greater Prairie Chicken displaying in Illinois, USA.

Male Greater Prairie Chicken displaying in Illinois, USA.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Tetraoninae
Genus: Tympanuchus
Species: T. cupido
Subspecies:

Tympanuchus cupido attwateri
Tympanuchus cupido cupido
Tympanuchus cupido pinnatus

Binomial name
Tympanuchus cupido
(Linnaeus, 1758)

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Distribution map of the Greater Prairie-Chicken. Pale and dark green: pre-settlement.

Distribution map of the Greater Prairie-Chicken. Pale and dark green: pre-settlement
Dark green: current year-round


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