Here's a few bits of turkey trivia for you to think about during Thanksgiving week.
- A mature turkey has 3,500 feathers
- Wild turkeys like to spend the night in trees
- the flap of skin that hangs over the beak is called a snood
- The first female turkey ever pardoned was pardoned by President Bush in 2002. Her name was Katie.
- A 15 pound turkey is 70% white meat and 30% dark meat.
- There are 6,900 pounds of turkey gobbled up during the American Thanksgiving Day.