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Gobble, Strut and Wattle: We’re Talking Turkey

Most everyone is at least a little familiar with the wild turkey. The bird’s signature gobble is easily recognizable, and many people know the story of Ben Franklin pushing for …

Attempted Turkey Escape Sends Today Show Hosts Ducking for Cover

For my monthly appearance on the Today Show this November, I kept with the annual tradition of bringing on a wild turkey and other North American wildlife in celebration of …

6 Tips for Feeding Wild Turkeys with Your Garden

The wild turkey is one of the most recognizable birds in all of North America and a symbol of the holiday season. As these fascinating and adaptable birds are becoming …

Let’s Talk Turkey: The History of a Wild Icon in America

The turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is one of wildlife conservation’s greatest success stories. Unlike the accomplishment of cooking up a delicious stuffed turkey for Thanksgiving, this success story is about wild …

Wild Thanksgiving on Today Show

Twelve Unusual and Fascinating Facts About Wild Turkeys

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Eight Wild Animal Species the Pilgrims Ate—and How They Are…

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