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  Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Wild Turkey | Meleagris gallopavo photo
Wild Turkey

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Wild Turkey | Meleagris gallopavo photo
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopavo at Cincinnati Zoo

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WILD TURKEY FACTS

Range
feral population on Bass Strait islands

distribution map showing range of Meleagris gallopavo in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Galliformes
Family:Phasianidae
Genus:Meleagris
Species:gallopavo
Common Name:Wild Turkey