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wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
Subject: wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
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Brooklyn Museum - Wild Turkey - John J. Audubon.jpg
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wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Artist Julius Bien (1826–1909), John James Audubon (1785–1851)
Title Wild Turkey
Date circa 1861
Medium Chromolithograph
Credit line gift of Seymour R. Husted Jr.
Notes Engraved from painting made by John James Audubon at Beechwoods Plantation, Feliciana Parish, Louisiana 1825

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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