This poster of a missing chicken drawn by a little girl to try and find her beloved pet has done the trick after it was found and returned following its escape.
The chicken went missing from the family home in the municipality of Junin de los Andes and the western Argentine province of Neuquen.
The young girl, named Clarita, was devastated as she had always wanted a chicken and her parents had initially refused as the family keeps two dogs.
However, her grandparents brought a chick with them when they came to visit the house one weekend, and the youngster was gifted her very own pet chicken named Blanquita.
After the bird, which is completely black with three white spots on the side of its head, went missing in mid-May, Clarita decided to draw a picture of the chicken to photocopy and distribute around the neighbourhood.
The family searched for Blanquita for several days with no luck, so they called on the help of local residents.
As Clarita left her phone number on the poster, a neighbour called the family shortly afterwards to inform them that a chicken had been spotted in a nearby field.
The family immediately went to the area and Clarita was reunited with her beloved black hen.
Her father posted a photo of the drawing on social media and thanked neighbours for helping to locate his daughter’s missing chicken.
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