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It’s Thanksgiving!

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A female turkey.    JEAN HELD

A female turkey. JEAN HELD


Nature Naturally

  • Publication: East Hampton Press
  • Published on: Nov 21, 2022
  • Columnist: Larry Penny
Brrrr, it’s cold! Turkeys don’t hibernate, but all local ones should be sequestered in the forest, not out in the open. It was in January 1992 when I received a... more

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