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My Life as a Turkey: Wild Turkey Fact Sheet

Turkey heads that change color when excited, the art of strutting, and other facts and stats about Meleagris gallopavo.

Dec 12th, 2013 | Comments

My Life as a Turkey: Audio Slideshow: Recreating a Life with Turkeys

Wildlife photographer and actor Palmer on recreating Joe Hutto's turkey experiment for the film "My Life as a Turkey" and what it was like being mom to his own rafter of turkeys. Watch audio slideshow.

Aug 1st, 2013 | Comments

My Life as a Turkey: Q&A with Naturalist Joe Hutto

Naturalist and writer Joe Hutto answers viewer questions about his experience raising a rafter of turkeys and My Life as a Turkey.

Nov 16th, 2012 | Comments

My Life as a Turkey: Who’s Your Mama? The Science of Imprinting

An article about the science of imprinting, the building of bonds, and the making of a turkey mom.

Nov 16th, 2012 | Comments

My Life as a Turkey: Video: A Grasshopper Run

In this scene from the PBS Nature film My Life as a Turkey, naturalist Joe Hutto joins his turkey chicks on a grasshopper hunt in the Florida Flatwoods.

Nov 15th, 2012 | Comments

My Life as a Turkey: Video: A New Mother

In this scene from My Life as a Turkey, wild turkey chicks, emerging from the shell, are introduced to an unusual mother: writer and naturalist Joe Hutto.

Nov 15th, 2012 | Comments

My Life as a Turkey: Introduction

Based on a true story, My Life as a Turkey chronicles naturalist and writer Joe Hutto’s remarkable and moving experience of raising a group of wild turkey hatchlings to adulthood.

Oct 25th, 2012 | Comments

My Life as a Turkey: Full Episode

The award-winning story of one man's remarkable and touching experience raising a group of wild turkey chicks to adulthood in the Florida Flatwoods.

Oct 2nd, 2012 | Comments

My Life as a Turkey: Domesticated versus Wild Graphic

What's the difference between domesticated and wild turkeys? Plenty. Here's a graphic listing a few of their distinguishing characteristics.

Nov 14th, 2011 | Comments

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