Birds (from the class Aves) are vertebrates with feathers and beaks who lay hard-shelled eggs.


Turkeys Can’t Fly Myth

The idea that Turkeys can’t fly is a myth. Wild turkeys can fly in short bursts and actually will roost in trees at night. That said, while domestic turkeys can fly in theory, they are typically too heavy to fly in practice.

The Square Cube Law Impacts Biomechanics Fact

The square cube law says that volume increases faster than surface area when an object increases in size proportionally. This affects biomechanics (AKA the way organisms are built).

Only Male Turkeys Gobble Myth

Male “tom” turkeys and female “hen” turkeys both “gobble”, but typically male turkeys “gobble” and female turkeys “yelp”.