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Guinea fowl are seven species of medium-sized terrestrial birds in the family Phasianidae, order Galliformes, which also includes other fowl-like birds, such as the grouse, ptarmigan, turkey, quail, peafowl, and pheasants. 

The natural range of guinea fowl is sub-Saharan Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and Madagascar. However, these birds have been introduced to some other places, and are commonly kept in aviculture. The usual habitats of guinea fowl are open forests, savannas, and grasslands. 

The range of body lengths of guinea fowl is 17-29 in (43-75 cm. 

In the song  "The Twelve Days of Christmas", guineas are the 5th day.  

Baby guineas fowl are called 'keets', females are called hens and males are called cocks. 

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