Saturday March 11, 2017

Quirks & Questions: Why are those turkeys circling that dead cat?

A wild turkey in flight.

A wild turkey in flight. (Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren)

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This week's question was inspired by video taken by a man on his way to work in Randolph, Massachusetts.  The video shows a cat — sadly laying dead in the road — being continually circled by flock of about 20 wild turkeys.  Truly bizarre!  

One of our twitter followers - Trina @Catrionadawn - saw it and said she really wants to know what is happening.  

Dr. Bridget Stutchbury from York University in Toronto, has the answer.  

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Here's the video in question: