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So fun!In honor of Thanksgiving, here are 9 facts about wild turkeys in NH...... 1. NH had ZERO turkeys left in 1974. But a reintroduction effort of 25 turkeys the following year has led to a population today of over 40, 000 birds in all 10 counties 2. Not only do they “gobble, gobble” but turkeys also cluck 3. Turkey droppings tell a bird’s sex and age. Male droppings are J- shaped and female droppings are spiral-shaped 4. The larger the diameter of the bird, the older it is. 5. An adult turkey has 5,000 to 6,000 feathers on its body. 6. These are equal opportunity birds. Tom turkeys aren’t the only ones to swagger and fan their tail feathers. Some hens strut their stuff, too. 7. Poults scarf down insects like candy. They develop more of a mature taste for plants after they’re 4 weeks old 8. They’re fast. Turkeys can run more than 12 mile per hour 9. They could have been the national symbol. Ben Franklin called the wild turkey a “bird of courage” and thought it would make a better national symbol than a bald eagle. ... See MoreSee Less