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Apparel labels indicate where the piece was manufactured. Obviously what you need is a name of a country...The English name of the country is Turkey, which in French is Turquie but definitely not “Pavo” in Spanish.Although “Pavo” is indeed a Spanish word which in English does mean turkey, that Spanish translation refers to the Thanksgiving favorite, not Turkey.Of 193 countries in the world 2 have names of animals: Turkey & Peru, Portuguese term for turkey, the bird. Interesting

Apparel labels indicate where the piece was manufactured. Obviously what you need is a name of a country...The English name of the country is Turkey, which in French is Turquie but definitely not “Pavo” in Spanish.Although “Pavo” is indeed a Spanish word which in English does mean turkey, that Spanish translation refers to the Thanksgiving favorite, not Turkey.Of 193 countries in the world 2 have names of animals: Turkey & Peru, Portuguese term for turkey, the bird. Interesting

raising turkeys | The Meaty Matters

raising turkeys | The Meaty Matters

White Peafowl Chick (Pavo cristatus mut. alba)

White Peafowl Chick (Pavo cristatus mut. alba)

Hunting, fishing, boating and hiking calendar for the Nashville-area.

Hunting, fishing, boating and hiking calendar for the Nashville-area.

The North American Turkey Vulture may not be the prettiest of birds, but it does have an amazing impact on the world! Turkey vultures are definitely worth learning more about because without them to clean up road kill and other rotting animals human are left to deal with it themselves and that can get quite stinky. Lucky for us the Turkey Vultures have an incredible sense of smell and often pick up on the scent of rotting flesh long before we do and they are able to take care of it.

The North American Turkey Vulture may not be the prettiest of birds, but it does have an amazing impact on the world! Turkey vultures are definitely worth learning more about because without them to clean up road kill and other rotting animals human are left to deal with it themselves and that can get quite stinky. Lucky for us the Turkey Vultures have an incredible sense of smell and often pick up on the scent of rotting flesh long before we do and they are able to take care of it.

Wild Turkey and babies. Benjamin Franklin wanted these birds instead of the Bald Eagle. Beauty outweighed brains.

Wild Turkey and babies. Benjamin Franklin wanted these birds instead of the Bald Eagle. Beauty outweighed brains.

And Turkey’s 10,000 plant and 80,000 animal species help rank the country among the world’s 35 biodiversity hotspots. Twitchers can visit more than a half-dozen bird sanctuaries for sightings of some of the country’s 475 aves, or 5% of the global variety. It’s a great place for flower lovers, too — see highlights like the native Fritillaria imperialis, above.

17 facts about Turkey that will surprise you

And Turkey’s 10,000 plant and 80,000 animal species help rank the country among the world’s 35 biodiversity hotspots. Twitchers can visit more than a half-dozen bird sanctuaries for sightings of some of the country’s 475 aves, or 5% of the global variety. It’s a great place for flower lovers, too — see highlights like the native Fritillaria imperialis, above.

A new University of Florida study shows the turkey, one of the most widely consumed birds worldwide, was domesticated more than 1,000 years earlier than previously believed.

Earliest use of Mexican turkeys by ancient Maya

A new University of Florida study shows the turkey, one of the most widely consumed birds worldwide, was domesticated more than 1,000 years earlier than previously believed.

All the animals of the world in My Zoo Safari. http://myzoosafari.wixsite.com/theiconic

All the animals of the world in My Zoo Safari. http://myzoosafari.wixsite.com/theiconic

Here's a handsome pair of wild turkeys to celebrate Thanksgiving! Photo at Eufala NWR by Michael Padgett #Alabama

Here's a handsome pair of wild turkeys to celebrate Thanksgiving! Photo at Eufala NWR by Michael Padgett #Alabama

35 Of The World's Rarest Animals

35 Of The World's Rarest Animals

There are fewer than 250 mature Northern bald ibises. Image by Lubomir Peske / AP The northern bald ibis breeds in Morocco, Turkey, and Syria. The ibis is threatened by habitat degradation and destruction, and hunting.