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					  Raise your hand if you know what a wattle is.

• Is it to walk with short steps swaying from
  side to side like a duck?
  No…that is waddle.
• Is it something you stick in the toaster to
  eat for breakfast?
  No…that is a waffle.
• Is it a noise that a turkey makes?
  No…that is gobble. BUT…You’re getting
  closer!
Here are a couple of hints:
           You guessed it!
It is the bright red skin that hangs
     from a male turkey’s neck!
Now let’s learns the other parts of a turkey!
beard - Male turkeys (and a few females) have a bundle of long, thin, dark feather on
                                                                                        snood - The flap of skin that grows from the base of the turkey's bill and hangs over
the chest, called a beard.
                                                                                        the bill.
bill - Turkeys have a hard, pointed bill (also called the beak) which they use to get
                                                                                        spur on leg - Male turkeys have a spike above each foot.
food. They eat insects, worms, fruit, seeds, acorns, grains, slugs, snails, and many
                                                                                        tail fan - The long, colorful tail feathers of the turkey.
other foods
                                                                                        wattle - Bright red skin that hangs from a turkey's neck.
caruncle - The reddish-pink fleshy growth on the head and upper neck of the turkey.
eye - Turkeys have two eyes and excellent vision.

				
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