Headless Chicken Defies Nature

The Disturbing Headless Chicken That Lived for Almost Two Years

Miracle Mike–the headless chicken who wouldn’t die

Lioness Rue
3 min readMay 2, 2024


A real black and white picture of Mike, the headless chicken that made history.
Mike the Headless Chicken — image from Wikipedia

In a case that baffled many, newspaper headlines read;

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