Thursday, November 23, 2017

Fact of the Day: Mexican Turkeys

The first domesticated turkeys were believed to have been raised by the Mayans. Pretty much all modern domesticated turkeys are descended from ones that were imported by Spain from central Mexico. 

6 comments:

Margaret-whiteangel said...

That's interesting as I didn't know that.

Pat Hatt said...

Maybe they told the Mayans the world would end in 2012 so there would be no more thanksgivings.

Martha said...

Oh, that's interesting.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

That was a delicious decision.

Christine said...

Interesting and valuable contribution to modern society!

happyone said...

Another interesting fact.
He is one handsome dude! : )
Happy Thanksgiving to you and Daisy.