I just had to sneak in a little post about turkeys, because there are turkeys, but then there are turkeys!
The turkey you'll eat for the holiday comes from the original American Wild Turkey, seen below:
American Wild Turkey
And here is the actual domestic turkey you find on the farm and grown specifically for your table:
But there is another kind of turkey...the Ocellated turkey.
He lives in Central America, and he sure is gorgeous. Maybe too gorgeous to eat...ha ha. Check out this close-up of his feathers:
And the pink turkey at the top of this post? Computer generated color...but I had to get your attention somehow, didn't I?
So have you ever wondered what people in Turkey call turkeys?
They call them hindis!
Happy Thanksgiving! :)