Curbside Turkey Enjoying A Reprieve (And A Meal) On Thanksgiving Day

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We were just a couple of blocks from downtown on our Thanksgiving Day walk to Skinner Butte, when I spotted this wild turkey on the curb strip. Real turkeys, as opposed to automotive turkeys, are a bit outside of our mission, but I just had to share this ironic find. Well, there are a lot of vegetarians in Eugene…

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Just to get a bit more perspective, here’s where I found it, just across the tracks for downtown proper. The food it was eating looked like it had been put there by someone. Feeding the turkey on Thanksgiving; Eugenians do like to do things a bit differently.