Feast Your Eyes: Anatomy of a Turducken

A chicken, a duck, and a turkey walk into a bar…

Actually, the chicken gets stuffed inside a duck. Which is then stuffed inside a turkey to make a Turducken. The origins of this Franken-bird are unclear. However this handy infographic by jacobmake gives a lot of interesting factoids about the Turducken.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Feast Your Eyes Friday Anatomy of a Turducken

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