A ROAST chicken ?
A plucky Portuguese cockerel has added extra weight to the theory that model aircraft and High Altitude Ballooning payloads are magnetically drawn to trees by soaring to a heady 33,252m before crash landing in a bewildered Spanish villager's fig tree. The flying rooster seen in the stratosphere The Galo de Barcelos (Rooster …
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The most famous here in Spain is the one from Santo Domingo de la Calzada.
A theory says that all of them share a Celtic origin. Another theory says that this was a common trick played by stage magicians or their Medieval equivalents back then. The trick was performed by drugging the bird unconscious, plucking its feathers and then applying honey and other substances to give the impression that it had roasted.
Do fellow commentards know of any other versions of this legend?