turkey wattle - caruncle

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turkey wattle - caruncle

Male turkey bird with its red wattle.­

The read flesh hanging from the neck of male turkeys is a type of caruncle called wattle.­

The caruncle on top of the beak is called the snood.­

A caruncle is a small, fleshy excrescence that is a normal part of an bird's anatomy.­ The turkey wattle is an example of caruncle.­

For more information, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Wattle_­(anatomy) and en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Caruncle_­

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November 21, 2005
Route 34, Bảo Lạc District, Cao Bang, Vietnam