If you have internet access and an penchant for clicking animal videos — i.e., if you have a human pulse — you're probably familiar with the giant chicken. But what you might not already be familiar with are the hilarious and insane memes and tweets about that giant chicken video that's going viral. Yes, viral, this oversized chicken is taking the internet by storm, for a few reasons.
First of all, at first glance, it's terrifying, and for anyone who takes issue with the poultry industry, this footage reads like worrisome evidence that perhaps some company like McDonald's has created a new breed of monster chickens to satisfy their McChicken demands.
Second of all, many viewers just couldn't believe it. Without any reference for a chicken of that size and scale, people thought the video was fake. Perhaps another element of fake news set loose on the internet to show the people at home that they're too quick to believe whatever shows up in their newsfeed. I mean literally, head to your web browser and type in "giant" and "giant chicken" will autofill.
But the apparent reality of this giant chicken, is that it's just that. It's not some poor creature created by capitalist meat slingers, and it's not an apparent internet hoax bound to make us feel foolish. Rather, it's a Brahma chicken, a breed that can weigh up to 18 pounds. With large, fluffy feathers, this bird, originally imported from Shanghai, is characterized by its great size and appearance. Here it is, it all its glory:
So now everyone can relax, and just enjoy these memes and tweets while they last:
i can't sleep because i can't stop thinking about that giant chicken leaving that little green house— tyler (@houvenerdam) March 21, 2017
This chicken really left an impression on people.
For those asking: no, that isn’t me in a costume in that video of the giant chicken… but that is a GREAT idea!!— Gonzo (@GonzotheGreat) March 20, 2017
Good idea, though.
At your service.
There Are More Important Things...
Stop talking about whether drake is good or bad, what I really wanna know is if that giant chicken video is real— gregg (@gregghuntt) March 19, 2017
... in life than Drake, rn.
When you see the giant chicken online pic.twitter.com/vQIJGNDuYL— Fats Belvedere (@ewangs) March 19, 2017
This was all of us yesterday.
There may be collusion between our president and the Russ... OMG LOOK AT THE GIANT CHICKEN HAHAHA... what was I talking about— Qwerty Jones (@QwertyJones3) March 21, 2017
... to take a break from politics and the declining state of the country.
Art Imitates Life?
You know it was cute and fun at first but that giant Braham chicken has gotten out of control pic.twitter.com/ZW5wAu4pFI— Craig Gary Phillips (@craigary) March 21, 2017
Is this next week's news story?
Yooo seriously wtf is that giant chicken bird from that video of it coming out of its cage. Thing prob wears size 14 shoes— g (@gooobez) March 20, 2017
This person is most concerned about the chicken's large shoe size. Because chickens wear shoes, obviously.
Good Morning Humans
good morning to everyone except the giant chicken.— Rosaleen (@olenskae) March 20, 2017
Chicken: you're on your own.
It's Out There
I'm worried the giant chicken from that video is gonna come find me— Cuzz Lightyear (@mike_riley_94) March 20, 2017
... But it has no interest in finding you, tbh.
Honestly, Though —
am i the only person not suprised by seeing the giant chicken in the video bc i see a giant chicken every day when i look at a miror— jomny sun (@jonnysun) March 20, 2017
A lot of us are like, #same.
And The Tables Turn
This chicken is all: "I'll have a 10 piece McHuman, and extra dipping sauce."
The Chicken That's Made Us Chicken
Me after seeing that video of that giant ass chicken pic.twitter.com/3thzRBSlzf— rosa (@RosaCarryon) March 20, 2017
Running away from the internet like...
@awudrick Of all the things going on in the world, I click on the giant chicken link. Sheesh.— Lorraine Prezeau (@LoPrez) March 21, 2017
Don't feel bad; we all did.
Just In Time For March Madness
Spent the last 15 minutes at work imagining that giant chicken dunking on various former NBA players— Alex Kaplan (@alcatbaby) March 21, 2017
A chicken that could literally dunk. Like, not in sauce — in a basketball net.
How It All Ends?
.@priestleyal, after watching the giant chicken video: "This is how the world ends. Not with a bang, but a chicken."— Katie Randall (@katierandall) March 21, 2017
Many Twitter users like this one fear the Chicalypse.
See? End Fears
I thought our demise would be some sort of unknown sea creature, aliens, or our own stupidity. but this makes perfect sense. #GiantChicken— Jared Stearns (@j_tables) March 21, 2017
But no need to worry folks; it's not a killer chicken, just a fluffy one.