wild turkey


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wild turkey

n.
Any of several subspecies of turkey that are found in the wild. Domesticated turkeys are descended from wild turkeys.
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It is said on the Missouri, that the wild turkey and the wild bee go up the river together: neither is found in the upper regions.
"Let's try for some of these wild turkeys. They ought to go well roasted even if it isn't Thanksgiving."
They were in a country abounding with deer and wild turkeys, so that there was no stint of provisions, and every one appeared cheerful and contented.
awarded a $30,000 grant to the National Wild Turkey Federation to improve grassland bird habitat in Oklahoma.
-- A suburban Detroit man who found himself facing fines after a wild turkey moved into his overgrown backyard has made friends with the large bird.
PCP air guns propelling an arrow or bolt may also be used to take wild turkey during established spring turkey seasons.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the National Wild Turkey Federation.
Because of its long standing history and quality, Wild Turkey has had its presence in novels and movies like Rambo and those done by Stephen King.
"You don't really get that close to a wild turkey often," said Cowger, who lives in Eugene.
The NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation recently unveiled a museum display and monument at Allegany State Park honoring wild turkey restoration in New York.
The National Wild Turkey Federation partnered with ALPS OutdoorZ to create the Super Elite 4.0 turkey vest (M/L $99.99, XL/XXL--$109.99).