A New York Times article about cooking with chicken skin has created an internet sensation after a twitter account popped up pretending to be the chicken in now famous picture used on the article.

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The @NYTchicken account has teased, and been teased by, KFC and a host of other twitter users and even prompted a typically vitriolic and childish attack from those precious types at PETA.

For a full account of the hilarity read the Sydney Morning Herald’s article.