NurPhoto via Getty ImagesWhatever you do, don’t look him in the eye and don’t give him a name—or else you’ll be eating tofu! Some people have turkeys as pets, I prefer mine as main course. If you want to talk turkey over the holiday, you’ll need to know this! Turkeys live in flocks, roosting at night in thick tree trunks. Male turkeys are called “gobblers” or “toms” and female turkeys are called “hens.”Turkeys are polygamous — one male has a harem of females.