Cult of creepy turkeys circling dead cat’s body will freak out you

Creepy footage of wild turkeys circling a dead cat in Boston has captivated the internet, and even bird nerds say they’re stumped about what their game is. There’s no foul play — but it’s still a mystery. “It’s certainly unusual,” said Debra Kriensky, a conservation biologist and New York City Audobon. “Circling in itself isn’t an unusual behavior for turkeys — the males sometimes circle females when getting ready to breed — it’s part of their behavioral repertoire, but it’s unusual to see so many circling a dead cat for example.” The clip, posted by a Twitter user in Boston, shows dozens of the Thanksgiving icons slowly walking around the deceased kitty for a full 24 seconds, earning 330,000 …

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