11/25/2012 01:01 pm ET

Turkey Facts: 10 Things You Never Knew About The Wild Fowl

From Networx's Chaya Kurtz:

As Thanksgiving nears, it is time to pay homage to the iconic bird. Not just tasty and delicious, turkeys are multifaceted critters with fascinating histories. Enjoy these ten facts about turkeys.

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Turkey Facts