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I love how Massachusetts has Wild Suburban Turkeys. They are such goofy animals.

They definitely weren't always here. I can remember them suddenly showing up in the neighborhood like ~12-15 years ago.

My silly conspiracy theory is that they were planted here by the government because it's our state bird (or was at the time).

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@paul They always had them driving on the back roads to URI. That would be Kingston, RI. and South County, RI.

I was always happy to stop as the noisily wandered across the road :)

@paul on Cape Cod they were native and almost went extinct at one point so some were released in the mid-90s and they clearly have flourished

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