Young ducks can jump

To: Ronda Green <>,
Subject: Young ducks can jump
From: brian fleming <>
Date: Sun, 22 Dec 2013 18:00:00 +1100
The chicken was making a 'spy-hop' to see where the others had got to. Quickest way to find out. Hares and jack-rabbits are said to do this, and some antelope.

Anthea Fleming
On 22/12/2013 2:11 PM, Ronda Green wrote:
I saw a domestic chicken jump last week, but not for a practical goal.  About 2 
weeks old, it suddenly realised its mum and siblings had left it behind while 
busily pecking at crushed grain. It leapt about twice its height, wings 
outstretched, peeping, and with tiny wings still out like a child playing 
aeroplanes, started frantically running after them.

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