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wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
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wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Plate 6 of Birds of America by John James Audubon depicting Wild Turkey.
Date 1827-1838
Source University of Pittsburgh
Author John James Audubon (1785–1851)

The wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is an upland ground bird native to North America and is the heaviest member of the diverse Galliformes. It is the same species as the domestic turkey, which was originally derived from a southern Mexican subspecies of wild turkey.

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