Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated in the United States and Canada to give thanks for the harvest and to generally be grateful. The holiday is celebrated in other parts of the world as well and is typically celebrated on a different date depending upon the country. In the United States of America thanksgiving takes place on the fourth Thursday in November.

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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.

Only Male Turkeys Gobble Myth

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