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Domesticated guineafowl (Numida meleagris)

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Domesticated guineafowl (Numida meleagris)

Kingdom: Animalia,

Phylum: Chordata,

Class: Aves,

Order: Galliformes,

Family: Numididae,

Genus: Numida,

Species: N. meleagris,

* Helmeted guineafowl (Numida meleagris)\Vulturine guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum),

** Guineafowl, sometimes called pintades or gleanies, are a family of birds originating from Africa, related to other game birds such as the pheasants, turkeys and partridges; they have a long history of domestication, mainly involving the helmeted guineafowl.Domesticated guineafowl Helmeted guineafowl breed.

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