In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Red junglefowl have been mostly genetically interbred with domestic and feral chickens, as a survey of 745 museum specimens has shown.
- She studied the interactions between physiology and behavior in pheasants in Britain, India, and Thailand, and in 1992 came to the United States to research junglefowl at the University of California, at Riverside.
- They showed a similar effect in paired-choice tests of red junglefowl, whereby females mate at random when neither male has the threshold ornament value.
- They are already using the junglefowl's new gene sequence to begin searching for agriculturally important variations in the genomes of three types of domestic chicken.
- Heavier female junglefowl produced larger eggs and began laying earlier, but did not lay more eggs per clutch.
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