10 facts about turkeys • Earth.com

Last update: October 15th, 2019 at 1:07 pm

Turkey Fact Number Eight:

Gobbling and spitting are behaviors used by males to express social dominance. When males are out looking for females, they tend to court in groups, with the more dominant male strutting, gobbling, and spitting out front and the less dominant males following behind and then moving in for the “leftovers,” so to speak.

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