Why is the turkey called a turkey?

Why is the turkey called a turkey?

Ecogeeks : Untamed Science Video Podcast

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Did you know that the turkey was in fact named after the country Turkey? In Turkey though, the name refers to coming from India. In India, it refers to Peru. In Arabic, it’s called Greek Chicken. In French, it’s Indian Chicken. So how did the turkey get it’s name? In this short Untamed Science video, the crew looks at not only the name, but also what Benjamin Franklin had to say about the bird, and the basics of turkey behavior. For more informat...Read More
Did you know that the turkey was in fact named after the country Turkey? In Turkey though,...Read More