Whether you’re the biggest turkey fan in the world, a casual turkey enthusiast who only eats it once a year, or a vegetarian who doesn’t touch the stuff, there is one turkey-related realm that all can agree one: Turkey facts are downright interesting. Below are some of the most fascinating facts about the regal bird that you probably didn’t know. For instance, do you know what a teenage turkey is called? Or how, exactly, the turkey got its name? These answers and more are in the list below — #20 is truly surprising.
Female turkeys don’t actually gobble.