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20 Beautiful Reasons To Pardon A Turkey This Thanksgiving
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JeanisAWA
- 156 days ago - thedodo.com
Oftentimes the only pictures of turkeys we see are the ones that are on a dinner table. But turkeys in their natural habitat are actually very majestic creatures,
Americans Once Almost Ate Wild Turkeys Into Extinction
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JeanisAWA
- 159 days ago - thedodo.com
Few people are alive today who would remember when wild turkeys teetered on the edge of extinction after almost being eaten into oblivion. But how that fate was avoided represents what is considered by some to be the greatest conservation success story in
Don't Call Her Chicken: One Woman's Major Stand For The Birds
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JeanisAWA
- 159 days ago - thedodo.com
This article appeared in USA Today on November 17, 2014 By Jennifer Cording, Delmarva Media Group Correspondent Priscilla was angry and moody. Mila was gentle and sweet.
Beautiful Marsha
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turkeys )

Cher
- 432 days ago - all-creatures.org
By the time domestic turkeys reach a few years old, usually they can no longer carry their own weight and cannot walk. They are prone to heart attacks and other stress conditions due to these modifications and abuse.
Have You Met Wyatt?
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Cher
- 510 days ago - all-creatures.org
It's hard to imagine a worse holiday for turkeys than Thanksgiving. Between 43-45 million are killed each year for the "holiday" alone. Wyatt won't be one of those turkeys. Abandoned at a southern California animal control agency a week before
Tomas and Henrietta
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Cher
- 528 days ago - all-creatures.org
The bonded turkeys came from a meat farm but the efforts of a concerned neighbor spared them from slaughter. They arrived at CAS last winter and quickly joined our free-ranging, underfoot family. Tomas enjoys strutting around with his gorgeous feathers
Chloe
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Cher
- 652 days ago - all-creatures.org
Chloe was rescued just before Thanksgiving. Her toes and beak had been cut off, she was black with filth, and had lost all trust in humans. To our utter amazement it only took us a month for her to climb in our laps and fall asleep.
Blind Rooster Mothers Baby Turkeys
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Cher
- 714 days ago - all-creatures.org
Leilani Farm Sanctuary has three adorable new turkeys, saved from human consumption. The pullets (baby turkeys) have decided that Obi, our blind rooster, is their mom! Each night, the rooster spreads his wings and keeps the young turkeys warm.
Peeper: A Story of Unending Love
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Cher
- 839 days ago - all-creatures.org
When the turkeys, or poults as baby turkeys are called, arrived from the hatchery, I noticed that one of them was very weak and having a hard time. So I took the little one out of the box, and gave him medication. The next three or four nights, the young
Meet Mama T
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turkeys )

Cher
- 884 days ago - all-creatures.org
Mama T (also known as Mamati) came to the sanctuary from a local small-scale farm, where she had been overcrowded with hens and geese in a small coop with a tiny mud yard. When she first arrived, she was so overweight from lack of exercise that she
Tina Turkey Pours Her Heart Out
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Cher
- 893 days ago - all-creatures.org
Stop for a moment! Here's something else to consider. What about all your stated beliefs? In the land of the free, shouldn't an innocent, harmless, loving creature like me and all my turkey friends roam free?
Turkey Terrorizes a Woman in a Small Michigan Town! VIDEO!   video
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Cher
- 1151 days ago - youtube.com
Edna Geisler 69, of Commerce Township, Michigan gave the name Godzilla to this wild turkey that has been terrorizing her at her home for a month.
Giving Thanks: Talk Turkey, Don't Eat It
Offbeat  (tags: animals, turkeys, Thanksgiving, protection, environment )

Cher
- 1254 days ago - pasadosafehaven.org
Here at Pasado's, Thanksgiving is a time to gratefully reflect upon all that has been accomplished in the past year for the animals. It is also a time to celebrate family, whether they are furred, feathered, hoofed, or human.
Nine Thanksgiving Children's Stories Where Turkeys Are Heroes Not Food
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Simone
- 1257 days ago - all-creatures.org
Traditionally, stories involving Thanksgiving end up with a turkey on the table, but as more families are celebrating Thanksgiving by seeking more mindful and compassionate choices, they're also looking for children's stories where the turkey has a happy
Alphonso
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Cher
- 1460 days ago - all-creatures.org
Both Alphonso and Boone look deformed, but they've just grown over the years. We don't know why and neither do the vets. Like white birds, turkeys have been bred to grow too big for their bodies. That's why we have the turkeys on a diet--if they get heavy
 

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