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  •  And snakes are pretty much a problem... (6+ / 0-)

    ...of the past now.  The only ones I can ever recall seeing here were at the zoo. :)  Now finding chickens in the heart of the city, such as near Orchard Road, those sightings have been amusing to me.  My understanding is that among those who are superstitious and feel they are cursed with bad luck, they can "transfer" the bad luck to the chicken - a scapechicken, if you will - which then wanders off, otherwise unharmed.  I once came across a flock of scapechickens living outside a Hindu temple.

    Muslims and tigers and bears, oh my!

    by JDsg on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 05:32:43 PM PST

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