How the Turkey Got its Name!

How the Turkey Got its Name!

How the Turkey Got its Name!

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Did you know that the turkey was in fact named after the country Turkey? In Turkey though, the name refers to India. In India it refers to Peru. In Arabic, it’s Greek Chicken. In French, it’s Indian Chicken. So how did the turkey get it’s name? In this short video, we look at not only the name but also what Benjamin Franklin had to say about the bird and the basics of turkey behavior.

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