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Cooperative Extension Service, South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts
The turkey is truly an American bird and suggests not only Thanksgiving to Americans but America itself to the world. The Cyclopedia of Agriculture comments that America has furnished but few domestic animals and mentions the llama of South America, the turkey, and the bison as a third possible example.
Weisner, O. J. and Weaver, G. S., "Turkey Production in South Dakota" (1930). SDSU Extension Circulars. 291.