It’s a symphony!

Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends (and foes, because you know, I am in a generous spirit today).

Turkeys make at least 20 distinct vocalizations. Males tend to make gobbling sounds during the spring mating season. Turkeys also respond to humans—whether that means hunters with callers or people like Jim Nollman, who, in 1973, created a two-hour song with three flute players and 300 male turkeys called “Music to Eat Thanksgiving Dinner By".

If you need a soundtrack to today’s feast, here is a link to the music produced by the turkeys, wolves and orca whales. Just don’t be surprised if your stuffed animal raises and joins the chorus.

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