– The turkeys that have been domesticated cannot fly but their ancestors living in natural environment can run at up to 90 km/h for 1-2 m. They can run at 30 km/h.
– A female turkey lays 30-50 eggs in a year.
– Their eggs weigh around 60-80 gram and baby turkeys hatch out of their eggs within 28 days.
– Franklin, who is one of the founders and first presidents of USA, offered that turkey should be the symbol for the new-founded country but this offer was not accepted. Instead of it, bald eagle was chosen for symbol.