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Sammi the pet chicken swims in ocean, steals hearts on social media

Sammi gives whole new meaning to 'chicken of the sea'

Instagram - SammiChicken

ST. AUGUSTINE – A chicken from Florida is stealing hearts on social media and it’s easy to see why.

KSAT sister station News 4 in Jacksonville, Florida, shared the story of Sammi the chicken and her owner Dave Cox.

Cox told News 4 he got Sammi after his dog died after 17 years together.

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Sammi has her own Instagram account -- Sammichicken -- which details her Florida adventures, shows her walking on a leash and swimming in the ocean.

Read Sammi’s full story on News 4 here.