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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...

'Pardon A Turkey': How To Support Ethical Treatment Of The Thanksgiving Bird

Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact

The President will pardon one lucky turkey Thursday, but you don't have to be the leader of the free world to save a bird's life this season. Whether ...

The Thanksgiving Day Massacre: Life in a Tiny House of Horrors

Marc Bekoff | Posted 01.17.2012 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

By forgoing turkey you can add more compassion to the world. I urge everyone to try to make this simple change right now, for this coming holiday. I can't imagine you wouldn't feel better about yourself.

Staten Island Has A Wild Turkey Problem

Posted 01.11.2012 | New York

Some Staten Island residents are getting really fed up with the booming wild turkey population in the area. One woman, Fran Russo, who's lived in the ...

No Turkeys Fall On Arkansas Festival This Year

AP | Posted 12.10.2011 | Green

YELLVILLE, Ark. - Turns out turkeys don't fly. The Baxter Bulletin reports that attendees at the Turkey Trot festival in Yellville were disappointe...

Heat Wave Kills Thousands Of Poultry

Posted 09.12.2011 | Home

By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. -- A heat wave that has pushed temperatures well over 100 degrees has killed tens of thousands of...

Life With Poultry

Patrizia Chen | Posted 07.13.2011 | Green
Patrizia Chen

When I married, life as I knew it changed radically. No more modeling, no clubs, basta to late nights out or sudden trips to exotic islands just to m...

Test Your Federal IQ: Mensa or Moron?

Mike Causey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Causey

If you are visiting or entertaining non-federal relatives over Thanksgiving and they start giving you a hard time about being a pointy-headed bureaucr...

The 5 Biggest Thanksgiving Turkey Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
EatingWell

Even though Thanksgiving isn't upon us yet, it’s time to talk turkey.  Buying and roasting a bird can be intimidating, especially if you&rs...