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domesticated turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
Subject: domesticated turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
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Gasoline Alley 1921 Walt trying to catch a turkey (panel 5).jpg
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domesticated turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Fifth panel from a Gasoline Alley Sunday comic strip from 1921. Walt is trying to catch a runaway turkey.
Date 1921
Source Library of Congress
Author Frank King

The domesticated turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is a large poultry bird, domestic form of the wild turkey. The English language name for this species results from an early misidentification of the bird with an unrelated species which was imported to Europe through the country of Turkey.

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