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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- The helmeted guineafowl is the ancestor of the domestic guineafowl
- Though primarily found in rainforests, some guineafowl live in open-country habitats other than the desert, such as grasslands and plains with thickets and brush.
- Other considerations are the same as for the entire family of guineafowl.
- It has a restful, out-of-the-way atmosphere and is named after the flocks of guineafowl that frequent the nearby field.
- The top photo is of a Pearl or ‘wild type’ guineafowl with black and white spotted feathers.
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