pharaonic geese An aggressive bird, Egyptian canonized it in temples 6600 years ago , They even hoisted it up so that a living organism could reach it on the surface of the globe. so it even became a sacred religious symbol, a linguistic symbol of Egyptian hieroglyphic writing.
Egyptian geese. The only kind of goose to breed in ancient Egypt , Its upbringing has been seen from the ages of the old country to the era of the modern state.
The ancient Egyptian was able to distinguish between several types of geese through the "geese Meidum" , where the painting shows 6 types.
As the papyrus Harris, one of the longest papyrus of ancient Egypt, which belongs to the 20th family, explains, According to papyrus, hundreds of thousands of birds were dedicated to temples , The birds mentioned in the papyrus include 57810 pigeons, 25020 water birds mostly geese and ducks, And 160 Turkish birds, including three species, plus 21700 quail.
As for the Egyptian goose, studies have revealed its wide distribution on the African continent, it even became a folk bird that women raised to eat , And this bird only survives in Western Europe.
And the Egyptian geese of the goose family,He is an amphibious bird, grazing on land, and in water , And both sexes are the same in the color of feathers, And there's no difference between us , The male is usually slightly larger than the female, And you can tell the difference between male and female through sound , The female's voice is thinner than the male.
Egyptian geese feed on seeds, leaves, herbs, and sometimes worms, locusts and other small animals, Despite the constant attack of slaughter and hunting, he is a non-endangered bird , It is able to communicate in nature and reproduce in a way that does not threaten extinction .