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Turkeys

I have so much wildlife in my yard….deer, fox, owls and turkeys!  This morning I was greeted by this proud hen with three babies….called poults.  It is hard to see them in this photo….though see if you can see the two.

"What do you call a turkey? The scientific name for the wild and modern domesticated turkey is Meleagris gallopavo. The common names used for the number or type of turkey changes depending on the age or gender of the animal. For example, male turkeys are called toms, female turkeys are called hens, baby turkeys are called poults and a group of turkeys is called a flock."

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