Chicken Dance Draws Ire from PETA
Talladega, Alabama – (AP) - PETA is taking on what it describes as a new affront to animals: NASCAR fans doing the chicken dance.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals asked Guinness World
Records Inc. on Monday to ignore an attempt to set a world record
for the largest group chicken dance at the Talladega Superspeedway,
site of the Aaron's 499 race on Sunday.
The reason? KFC is the sponsor of the record attempt, and the
animal rights group says the fast-food company is cruel to
A KFC spokesman defended the company's treatment of animals and
said it hoped to get 125,000 race fans involved in the mass dance.