Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in the United States and Canada as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and on the second Monday of October in Canada.
Commercially, the Friday after Thanksgiving in the USA is called Black Friday. In the one of the cooler bits of news, for the third year in a row, REI announced it would close its stores Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, inviting staff, clients and well, anyone else in the world to #OptOutside. So, yes, let’s take this Thanksgiving outside.
1) They don’t just gobble, they make a lot of different sounds.
2) Turkey droppings tell a bird’s sex and age.
3) An adult turkey has 5,000 to 6,000 feathers.
— US Fish and Wildlife (@USFWS) November 21, 2017