Image description: President Obama “pardoned” Cobbler the turkey during today’s National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation.
Cobbler was born in Rockingham Country, Virginia and weighs over 40 pounds. He craves cranberries, is known for his strut, and enjoys the music of Carly Simon.
After the event, Cobbler will travel to George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens. He will reside in a custom-made enclosure at Mount Vernon’s nationally recognized livestock facility.
If you want to learn more about the origin of the turkey pardon, read the White House’s Definitive History of the Presidential Turkey Pardon.