Republic of Turkey
Chief of State:
Recep Tayyip ErdoÄan
Head of State:
Istiklal Marsi (Independence March)
Mehmet Akif Ersoy/Zeki Ungor
2 days ago ... The official bird of Thanksgiving it chock full of surprises: it can fly! It blushes!
Check out these eight fun, fascinating turkey facts.
Information, photos and printable worksheets about the wild turkey.
Amazing facts about turkeys such as behaviour, intelligence, physical, diet, life
span, size, ... The modern domesticated turkey descends from the wild turkey.
The wild turkey
is the only type of poultry native to North America and is the ancestor of the domesticated turkey
. Male turkeys
also have what is called a beard located in the chest area. They also estimate that about 45 million turkeys
are consumed during this time. More »
Nov 15, 2012 ... Next Thursday may officially be called Thanksgiving, but you all know what it
really is–Turkey Day! But how well do you really know Meleagris ...
The Native American name for turkey is 'firkee'; some say this is how turkeys got
their name. Simple facts, however, sometimes produce the best answers—when
Learn all you wanted to know about wild turkeys with pictures, videos, photos,
facts, and news from National Geographic.
The turkey is a large bird that is closely related to other game birds such as
pheasants, chickens and quails. The turkey has become famous across the
Nearly 88 percent of Americans surveyed by the National Turkey Federation eat
turkey at Thanksgiving. The average weight of turkeys purchased for ...