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Nature Notebook

Combine some jakes, jennies, and poults with some hens and toms and what do you have? A flock of wild turkeys. A flock can number from six to forty birds. They will travel together through forests foraging for seeds and nuts (especially acorns) in the fall and insects, frogs, and small snakes in the summer. Although they prefer to run (at speeds up to 18 miles-per-hour) under cover to escape enemies, they are very capable fliers over short distances.

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