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Is it possible for a chicken to live without a head?

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2013-02-25 13:52:03
2013-02-25 13:52:03

No.

A chicken that appears to have no head and is moving is either not really alive or is not really headless.

A chicken or any other animal cannot live without their head. When a chicken is killed in the manner where its head is detached from the rest of its body, it is clear to see that the nerves in the body of the carcass still twitch for a few seconds to a minute or so afterwords. To live suggests to keep going beyond the time after a set period, such as the chicken having it's head removed, again, like most other living things, once the head is removed from the body, it is therefore impossible to keep living.

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