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Wild Turkey Facts

Information icon (Photo: Courtney Celley/USFWS)

Thanksgiving will be smaller and quieter this year. The good news: Less gobbling, less squabbling. More time to get outdoors. Maybe you’ll spot the goofy-looking star of the holiday. Turkeys are wilder than you might think. See our story.

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A black bear in a flowery meadow
Information icon American black bear at Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge in Maine. (Photo: Keith Ramos/USFWS)