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Royal Palm Turkey

Scientific Name

Meleagris gallopavo f. domestica

👀 Animal Footmark

Learn more about them below

Fun Fact!
Did you Know?!
The funny flap of skin located on a turkey’s head is called a snood and is used for mating. The snood can be retracted while eating or demonstrating a mating display.

Life Span

In the wild

3-5 years

at the zoo

Up to 10 years



16-24 pounds (males), 8-12 pounds (females)


3-4 feet



A lot of insects and occasionally plants.


Originally bred from the wild turkeys of North America. 

Wild turkeys can often be found in open fields and forest.

Conservation Status

Least Concern (LC)

Learn more about their conversion status.

The IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Natur maintains the Red List, a global database assessing the conservation status of species. It's a vital tool for tracking endangered species and guiding conservation efforts.

in the twin valleys

Royal Palm Turkey
On Map
Visit them at Brantford Nature's Getaway

Navigate to them across our 25 acres.

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Find them in Brantford