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Tomas and Henrietta


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turkeys )

Cher Away
- 253 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



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Howard Crosse (15)
Wednesday November 20, 2013, 4:54 am
I support a local animal sanctuary which had, among a wide range of 'unusual' animals that people thought might make good pets, a couple of turkeys. Before this I had never seen a living turkey. I was surprised how friendly they are. Turkey is off my table this Christmas!
 

jess b (23)
Wednesday November 20, 2013, 5:59 am
boycott butterball! I won't be having turkey either.
thanks for the story.
 

Christeen Anderson (452)
Wednesday November 20, 2013, 6:30 am
Very cute story. Thank you.
 

Carol D. (104)
Wednesday November 20, 2013, 10:17 am
nice story thanks
 

Julie E. (335)
Wednesday November 20, 2013, 10:31 am
I LOVE THIS FILM! PLEASE WATCH WHEN YOU HAVE TIME. 
My Life as a Turkey - Full Episode 53min.


After a local farmer left a bowl of eggs on Joe Hutto’s front porch, his life was forever changed. Hutto, possessing a broad background in the natural sciences and an interest in imprinting young animals, incubated the eggs and waited for them to hatch. As the chicks emerged from their shells, they locked eyes with an unusual but dedicated mother. One man’s remarkable experience of raising a group of wild turkey hatchlings to adulthood. 
 

Sara P. (54)
Wednesday November 20, 2013, 10:46 am
Ah finally a happy ending story, I was scared to know that at the end somebody kill them......Thanks Cher.
 

Ruth S. (314)
Wednesday November 20, 2013, 11:13 am
I'm happy for them, but sad for all the millions of Turkeys that are killed everyday.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (177)
Wednesday November 20, 2013, 12:36 pm
Szkoda, że nie wszystkie indyki mają tyle szczęścia;
 

MelindaAWAY K. (172)
Wednesday November 20, 2013, 2:50 pm
Gorgeous, thankyou.
 

Ana R (220)
Thursday November 21, 2013, 1:02 am
At least something positive & ♥warming this morning
noted with thanks
 
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