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Turkeys were domesticated more than 1,000 years earlier than previously believed, says a new study from the University of Florida, published online in PLoS ONE this week.
Display case and frame available for five-year series HARRISBURG, Pa., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fifth and final year of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's two time-limited collectible series - the Wild Turkey Heritage Series and the Upland Game Bird Series - now are available for ordering.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission is expecting hunters to encounter a sizeable wild turkey population when they head afield for the fall turkey season.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug.
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year marks the 42nd anniversary of the Keystone State's spring gobbler hunting season, and the Pennsylvania Game Commission is reporting turkey hunters should expect to find exciting opportunities afield as they head out for both the youth and traditional spring season openers.
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fourth year of the Pennsylvania Game Commission's two time-limited collectible series - the Wild Turkey Heritage Series and the Upland Game Bird Series - now are available for ordering.
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preliminary harvest data indicate wild turkey hunters had one fine season this past fall.
The Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata) is a large bird around measuring 70-90 cm long and weighing from 3 kg (female) to 4 kg (male). In the past, it has sometimes been treated in a genus of its own (Agriocharis ocellata) but the differences between this species and Meleagris gallopavo are too small to justify generic segregation. More colorful than its northern relative the Wild Turkey, this species has a much more restricted distribution and is only found in the subtropical lowlands...