Even with help, not every animal could have made such a quick comeback. But wild turkeys are smart. And their speedy legs help them flee from predators. When they have to, wild turkeys can even fly quickly but not very far to safety. The skin on their heads and necks turns bright red, white, and blue. They fluff out their feathers, spread their tails as peacocks do, and drag their wing tips on the ground. Gobble, gobble, gobble, they say, trying to call in hens from all around. Two rival males may approach each other and bump their chests together. Turkeys are even moving into cities. Brookline, Massachusetts, is a good example.
Turkeys stroll down the sidewalks there, making people stop and stare.
They rest in trees and on rooftops. And during the mating season, tom turkeys may even chase and try to pick fights with people! Who knows? Many farm-raised turkeys live crowded together in barns. And sometimes their food has chemicals in it to fight diseases and make them grow faster.
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Toward the end of March, a male turkey changes physically. The Turkey: An American Story. But the birds failed to withstand the advance of unrestrained civilization. Eastern 4. Early morning and late afternoon are the desired times for eating. This subspecies is heavily protected owing to its skittish nature and threatened status.
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