I've got a nasty cold this week, so I'm serving up an old post. But it's a fun one! I wrote this story for Thanksgiving three years ago, and it's just as fun and topical as ever. Hope all of you fellow Americans enjoy today's feast!
This story is so kooky that I must lead with the video:
This slow-motion film stars turkeys of different ages, from hatchlings to adults, and yes, they're furiously climbing a steep wooden ramp. The video comes from a study published earlier this month. But let me start at the beginning.
In January 2004, nine Australian brush turkeys were ...