Everyone knows that the holiday officially known as Thanksgiving could really be called Turkey Day, but how well do you really know Meleagris gallopavo, the wild turkey from which the domesticated version, and the one likely to be on your plate, was derived?
A recent article explains 14 fun facts about turkeys:
1. Turkeys are more than just big chickens. In fact, more than 45 million years of evolution separates the two species. [ More … ]