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9 Turkeys Who Can't Even

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.26.2014 | Comedy

Thanksgiving is obviously a stressful time for turkeys. And turkeys don't even know how to deal. Like, they can't even: Can't even. Seriou...

You Better Believe We're Running Another Story On Sarah Palin's Notorious Turkey Massacre

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics

This story was first published in 2012 and again in 2013. For one day each year, the turkey gets its time to shine. While most of that shining is d...

Arin Greenwood

Turkey Pardoned From Death By Obama Last Year Is Still Gobbling Up The Good Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.24.2014 | Good News

Caramel the turkey, one of two big gobblers pardoned by President Barack Obama last Thanksgiving, has a lot to be thankful for this year. For one ...

Thanksgiving Turkey Rescue: Spa Day and Vegan Feast for Beautiful Birds

Karen Dawn | Posted 11.21.2014 | Green
Karen Dawn

It's turkey rescue season again! This year I am introducing you to the Baywatch turkeys, Pamela and Alexandra, named for the two Baywatch babes who grew into incredible vegan activist women. Bred for Thanksgiving dinner, they will be at ours -- as the guests of honor.

This Thanksgiving, Don't Be Bamboozled by Butterball's 'Humane' Turkeys

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 11.21.2014 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Although the meat industry would like us to believe that we can have our turkey breasts and bacon everything with a clear conscience, that's a bigger load of manure than even a factory farm generates. It's a gimmick. The only 100 percent "humane" meat is no meat at all.

These Turkeys Might Change The Way You Feel About Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 11.22.2014 | Green

These turkeys are living it up this Thanksgiving, safe and happy on farm animal sanctuaries. Farm sanctuaries take in all kinds of farm animals, typic...

Rethinking the Thanksgiving Turkey

Sonia Faruqi | Posted 11.20.2014 | Green
Sonia Faruqi

Almost nine out of 10 Americans eat a turkey at Thanksgiving, according to the National Turkey Federation. But most Americans do not stop to consider how their turkey was actually raised and killed.

Art Project Honors The 46 Million Turkeys That Will Be Eaten On Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green

An estimated 46 million turkeys will be eaten this Thanksgiving, and artist Cheryl Miller wants to honor every last one of them with their own portrai...

Remember When Sarah Palin Thought This Interview In Front Of A Turkey Massacre Would Be Smart?

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics

This story was first published in 2012. For one day each year, the turkey gets its time to shine. While most of that shining is done quite literall...

VIDEO: Turkeys Hate You -- And They May Be Getting Revenge

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.27.2013 | Weird News

That turkey on the Thanksgiving table may look delicious -- or at least pretty harmless --- but is it? Maybe not. Each Thanksgiving, there are a...

PHOTOS: Wild Turkeys In Staten Island Causing Tension

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 11.21.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Say "wild" and "New York City," and few might fill in these blanks: a flock of feral turkeys causing a flap in a city that defines u...

WATCH: Does PETA Go Too Far In This Slaughterhouse Video?

Posted 11.20.2013 | Green

Just in time for Thanksgiving, PETA has released a shocking video that chronicles the terrible journey of a turkey at the slaughterhouse. Only in this...

Obama's Pardoned Turkeys Are Not Long For This World

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green

Every Thanksgiving, a turkey -- and a spare -- are pardoned by the president. And it's very pleasant to imagine these gigantic birds enjoying long ret...

New USDA Plan Could Increase Horrific Bird Abuse

The Washington Post | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green

Nearly 1 million chickens and turkeys are unintentionally boiled alive each year in U.S. slaughterhouses, often because fast-moving lines fail to kil...

10 Facts About Turkeys

Posted 11.25.2012 | Green

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 multiface...

Look, It's The Great Turkey Disaster Of '08

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.23.2012 | Politics

For one day each year, the turkey gets its time to shine. While most of that shining is done quite literally, as the glazed centerpiece of Thanksgivin...

Boone, the Remarkable 7-Year-Old Turkey

Jenny Brown | Posted 01.22.2013 | Green
Jenny Brown

At the ripe old age of seven -- almost unheard of for a commercial breed with all the associated ailments -- Boone has already lived 25 times longer than 99 percent of his comrades who were not so lucky.

Turkeys: Some Eat Them, Some Pet Them

AP | SUE MANNING | Posted 01.21.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Turkeys: Main course or animal companion? OK, so it isn't even close. According to the industry group National Turkey Federation,...

Thirty Days, Thirty Reasons, Thirty Ways: Go Vegetarian In October!

Kathy Stevens | Posted 11.28.2012 | Home
Kathy Stevens

So on Monday, October 1, is World Vegetarian Day--the kickoff for Vegetarian Awareness Month than runs throughout October. If you've been toying with the idea of going vegetarian, then let me be your cheerleader, and let the following lists inform and inspire! Good luck...and please share your journey!

Butterball Turkey Factory Raided After Undercover Video Reveals Cruelty

Posted 12.30.2011 | Home

County sheriffs in North Carolina raided a Butterball turkey raising facility this morning to investigate claims of animal cruelty, after the animal r...

PHOTOS: Cutest Living Turkeys

Posted 11.29.2011 | Green

An estimated 46 million turkeys will be killed for Thanksgiving dinner in the U.S. this year, according to Farm Sanctuary. The site describes the ...

PHOTOS: Giving Thanks

Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

As Americans prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, there's plenty to be thankful for this year. Perhaps, thankful that you're not a turkey or thankful...

Pardoned Turkeys: Where Are They Now?

McSweeneys | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

Gobbler Pardoned by George H. W. Bush, 1989. Currently serving a life sentence in Leavenworth Penitentiary. Gobbler was convicted of two counts of ...

Obama Pardoning 2 Large Minnesota Turkeys

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 01.23.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON — With a wave of his hand, President Barack Obama on Wednesday gave two plump turkeys a Thanksgiving reprieve, noting that without hi...

WATCH: Where To Buy Your Turkeys Alive For Thanksgiving

Posted 01.22.2012 | New York

Surely you've been Googling all about how to roast your turkey, planning a trip to the supermarket to pick up your prized bird in a plastic bag in a m...