Thursday, November 20, 2014

Fact of the Day: Few Turkeys

Due to hunting and loss of habitats, the wild turkey almost went extinct about a century ago. Though a restoration project took place soon afterwards to protect the wild turkeys. Their conservation status today is "least concern". 

24 comments:

Abdelkhalek said...

interesting

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Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Good to know. We have wild turkeys around here. We often run across them in the rural areas.

Margaret D said...

I didn't know any of that.

Julie Ann Lozada said...

that's a good news. we should protect them...

It’s a GIRL Thing

Emmylou said...

Advanced happy Thanksgiving:)

Christine said...

Glad they have been saved.

Dixie@dcrelief said...

I got to see a few of them the last time I visited Pennsylvania. Remarkable looking birds.

Anonymous said...

that's true in our area, they have just recently made a come back, we see them quite often now,

jaybird said...

We have dozens of them around my way- they always seem to wind up in my backyard this time of year.

Anna and Klaudia said...

Wow! fantastic <33

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DEZMOND said...

Poor turkeys! They are the ugliest of birds,though....

Pat Hatt said...

Good they are back thriving more again

stephen Hayes said...

Is that a "wild" turkey in the photo?

Linda said...

This is good. And personally, I don't find them ugly, but then again, beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. :)

Caro * said...

Good for them !

Dascha said...

Wow! :-)

The Happy Whisk said...

We have so many turkeys here. Many hunters as well.

Theresa Mahoney said...

I see wild turkeys in our area all the time! It's good to know they aren't going extinct anymore. I'd sure miss eating them on Thanksgiving!

Anonymous said...

They are everywhere!

Anna-Alina said...

Always was afraid of turkeys, when I saw them in the village.They are so angry.

Mary Kirkland said...

There are plenty of them at the grocery store. lol

Holy Ghost Writer said...

The run wild everywhere now

LV said...

They have so many around Texas, there isa season to hunt them. May you and family be blessed with a nice Thanksgiving.

bj said...

We have a lot in Texas.