Obama pardons Thanksgiving turkey

  • US President Barack Obama laughs with his daughters Sasha (centre) and Malia in the Rose Garden of the White House during the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon in Washington, DC, AFPUS President Barack Obama laughs with his daughters Sasha (centre) and Malia in the Rose Garden of the White House during the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon in Washington, DC, AFP
  • Obama pardoned turkeys Cobbler and Gobbler, both raised in Rockingham County, Virginia. AFPObama pardoned turkeys Cobbler and Gobbler, both raised in Rockingham County, Virginia. AFP
  • The turkeys will then spend the rest of the holiday season on display at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. AFPThe turkeys will then spend the rest of the holiday season on display at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate. AFP
  • Sasha pets Cobbler as Obama, her sister Malia and National Turkey Federation Chairman Steve Willardsen (extreme left) look on during the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon. AFPSasha pets Cobbler as Obama, her sister Malia and National Turkey Federation Chairman Steve Willardsen (extreme left) look on during the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon. AFP
  • US President Barack Obama walks away with daughters Malia and Sasha after the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon. AFPUS President Barack Obama walks away with daughters Malia and Sasha after the annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon. AFP