27 Facts You Never Knew About Turkey

The holidays aren’t quite same without turkey. But, how well do you know that 15-pound bird thawing in your fridge? Before you stuff it, roast it, fry it or come up with ingenious ways to use the leftovers for future meals, there are some things about turkeys you should know. In honor of your impending holiday feasts, we’ve uncovered 27 facts you never knew about the season’s favorite bird: turkey. Some of these may surprise you.

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