Learn 7 top facts about turkeys.
Here are 7 fun facts about Turkeys
Number 7 - One can determine the gender of a turkey by looking at the shape of its poop. Males have a spiral shaped while females have a letter J shaped poop.
Number 6 - Interestingly, despite their heavy build, turkeys can run at a speed of 25 miles an hour and fly at a speed of about 55 miles an hour.
Number 5 - Reportedly, roasted turkey was Neil Armstrong's first meal on the moon in 1969.
Number 4 - Approximately 46 million turkeys are consumed each year on thanksgiving.
Number 3 - Fossil records indicate that turkey existed in North America more than 10 million years ago.
Number 2 - President Benjamin Franklin once proposed that turkey should be the national bird of America instead of eagle. He expressed that the eagle "is a bird of bad moral character" whereas turkey is a native and loyal bird.
Number 1 - Do you know that there are 3 US towns named after turkey? They are - Turkey in Texas, Turkey Creek in Louisiana and Turkey in North Carolina.