Turkey: Our Favorite Type of Viral
It starts in 1621
With 53 pilgrims
And 90 Native Americans
Gov. William Bradford sent 4 men to hunt birds
Wampanoag Indians contributed 5 deer.
Three days of feasting saw more venison than turkey.
Meal: Goose, Swan, Duck, Venison, Lobster, Shellfish, Alcohol, Pumpkin
Sailing to a new land:
One supertanker can hold 10,000x the Nina, Santa Maria, or Pinta
We eat 61% of a supertanker worth of Turkeys on Thanksgiving
With well over a supertanker of green beans
Another of pumpkin
And almost three supertankers of sweet potatoes
That ain’t your typical pilgrims fare!
With 108% of the 70’s turkey consumption today
We eat 16 lbs of turkey per person a year
[state, millions of turkeys]
North Carolina: 36
Everything’s bigger in turkey
53.5 million spectators watch the annual Macy’s Day Parade
Requiring 300,000 cubic feet of helium to stay afloat
In 2012 President Obama pardoned “Cobbler” a 19 week old, 40 lb turkey. 
Every year the president re-proclaims “a day of thanksgiving.” 
June is National Turkey Lover’s Month
However you carve it, Turkey is our favorite type of viral.