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Old Thursday 2nd March 2017, 20:53   #1
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Turkeys circling a dead cat

Interesting behaviour from these turkeys.

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Interesting behaviour from these turkeys.

http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/2/147...-twitter-video
That's the 102nd use for a dead cat - better alert Simon Bond...
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Maybe they fancied themselves Turkey Vultures...
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That has brightened my evening - not the cat dying by the way....
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I've watched Turkey Vultures consuming a dead cat last year. Circling for a while and then stopping to eat.
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"Richard Buchholz, a professor of biology at the University of Mississippi, agrees: hes also seen this kind of circling behavior in the turkey bird family, which includes chickens, pheasants, and quail. Following the tail in front of them is a way they stick together as a flock, he says."

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