Like all birds, turkeys don’t have teeth, so they’ve got to enlist some extra help to break down their food. Female turkeys don't gobble. Studies have shown that female turkeys prefer mates with longer snoods, which may indicate health and good genes. Male turkeys will attack anything that looks remotely like a threat, including their own reflections in windows and car doors. Male turkeys work very hard to impress other turkeys, and what could be more impressive than attacking a bigger animal?