Weird Things You Never Knew About Turkeys

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Every gobble is unique. In fact, male turkeys each have a unique call and strut to attract females.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. When he returned to Spain after "discovering" the New Wold, Christopher Columbus brought along wild turkeys. 00:33

  2. "Turkey" is a shortened version of turkey fowl, a name that the birds received because they were raised by Turkish farmers. 01:03

  3. In 1614, English settlers had turkeys imported to Jamestown from England. 01:23

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