The Boom of the Prairie Chicken

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There's been a lot of writing on this patch of Web real estate, both in this week's feature "Little Cocks on the Prairie" and the reader-penned haiku it inspired, about the boom of the prairie chicken. Now Daily RFT humbly presents actual video footage from Salina, Kansas, of prairie cocks strutting and sparring and, naturally, booming. Enjoy one of the weirdest sounds produced by one of the awesomest animals in nature.

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