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Old 10-30-2013, 05:31 AM
 
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The turkey got hit by a car a few nights ago. He was the last one of a nine member family group that started off here about three years ago. Originally there was a female turkey, the tom we have been watching, and seven chicks- three of which survived the cats, cars and raccoons.
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Old 10-30-2013, 12:17 PM
 
Location: East Mt Airy, Philadelphia
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There is a pack of wild turkey's in my neighborhood as well, near Haddonfield. Like the UD turkey's, they tend to stay within a few block radius. I was driving through Blue Bell once and saw a bunch of turkey's out on a stroll there as well. My grandmother has a group that live behind her house, in Cape May.
Just musing here: I've lived in Philly 5+ years and am always impressed by the range of issues that Philly proper (to a lesser degree, the 'burbs) has to deal with: the usual urban stuff like gang violence, drag racing on Roosevelt Blvd, a school system in disarray, and then things like deer culling in Wissahickon Creek and building a fish ladder on the Schuykill.
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Old 10-30-2013, 05:42 PM
 
Location: Drexel Hill/Lansdowne
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I just saw one yesterday on Marshall Road between Owen and Lansdowne. Still eating grass...man, they're resilient. You'd think they'd stay in the park or near a body of water....
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Old 11-14-2013, 10:44 AM
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Default Lansdowne Turkey

I saw the turkey this morning on the lawn at the Lansdowne YMCA. I initially thought it was fake until it started moving. I would not want to walk down a street next to a wild turkey. Where did it come from anyway?
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Old 12-17-2013, 05:41 AM
 
Location: Drexel Hill/Lansdowne
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So while walking my dog this morning, I literally saw the giant turkey on the snowy/icy roof of my neighbor across the street (305 Owen Ave, Lansdowne) and as I was trying to figure out how on earth a giant turkey ended up on the roof, I saw it jump from the roof, open its wings and fall to the ground unharmed.

as I look out the window, it's still walking around in his open backyard.

Man...how is this turkey still alive?
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Old 12-17-2013, 12:08 PM
 
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So while walking my dog this morning, I literally saw the giant turkey on the snowy/icy roof of my neighbor across the street (305 Owen Ave, Lansdowne) and as I was trying to figure out how on earth a giant turkey ended up on the roof, I saw it jump from the roof, open its wings and fall to the ground unharmed.

as I look out the window, it's still walking around in his open backyard.

Man...how is this turkey still alive?
He's damn lucky he didn't get the stuffing knocked out of him.
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Old 12-17-2013, 12:26 PM
 
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I would take wild turkeys as neighbors over gun loving, moonshine drinking, baby making, pipe smoking hillbillys anytime.
These turkeys look more intelligent, especially when crossing roads.
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Old 01-06-2014, 12:33 PM
 
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A turkey was wandering on the sidewalk by the Wells Fargo on Baltimore this afternoon. People were slowing down or stopping to take pictures.
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Old 01-06-2014, 05:53 PM
 
Location: East Coast
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This is what the wild turkeys are up to out in Minnesota.


Wild Turkey vs. UPS Driver (winter edition) - YouTube
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Old 01-10-2014, 08:03 AM
 
Location: Drexel Hill/Lansdowne
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Wow...finally the last one bit the dust. it lived through the polar vortex and blizzards only to be killed by a damn car...

Lansdowne residents mourn loss of Roscoe the turkey
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