Man walks rooster on a leash and becomes social media celeb

Chicken Rooster
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A man in Ohio unknowingly went viral on social media this week after his wife mentioned that he walks his chicken on a leash around their neighborhood, Kentucky.com reports.

The man named his rooster Carl Francis, and his wife wife posted a picture of him walking Carl in a Facebook group with 352,000 members.

Someone left the rooster at their house a few months ago, and it has since become the man’s companion. He often dresses up the bird in sweaters when takes him for walks around the area.

The woman’s post gained over 11,000 reactions, and 1,200 comments in less than 24 hours.

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