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Video: Literally “Talking Turkey” on This Thanksgiving

Video: Literally “Talking Turkey” on This Thanksgiving

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 22, 2018 0

When someone says he or she wants to “talk turkey” with you, it usually means that you’re in for a frank, straightforward and serious discussion. But if you’re with Joe Hutto, he literally means

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Turkeys: Smart and—Perhaps—Beautiful Birds

Turkeys: Smart and—Perhaps—Beautiful Birds

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 23, 2017 1

Despite what you may have learned in elementary school, there were probably no turkeys at the first Thanksgiving. The written menu listed fowl, but this most likely meant ducks, goose, grouse, passenger pigeons, swans—or

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A Soothing, Wild Turkey Video on This Thanksgiving

A Soothing, Wild Turkey Video on This Thanksgiving

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 24, 2016 0

It’s Thanksgiving morning 2016, and many of you are probably looking forward to enjoying a rather bountiful lunch or dinner later today. For a lot of you, the starring item on the menu will

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Thanksgiving: Eating with Gratitude Connects You to Nature

Thanksgiving: Eating with Gratitude Connects You to Nature

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 26, 2015 0

For most of us, Thanksgiving is the only holiday of the year centered on giving thanks for what we already have, our families and our friends. It is also the only holiday I know

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Video: A Tale of Two Turkeys—the North American Bird and a Eurasian Country

Video: A Tale of Two Turkeys—the North American Bird and a Eurasian Country

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 27, 2014 10

Native to the United States and Mexico, the turkey has become our traditional main course on Thanksgiving all across our nation. So, how did a strictly North American bird come to share a moniker

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Video: Wild Turkeys, Birds of Courage

Video: Wild Turkeys, Birds of Courage

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 28, 2013 12

In theatrical circles, a “turkey” is a failure or a flop, but nothing could be further from the truth in the natural world. In fact, wild turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) are North America’s largest game

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