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Vast mast lets small animals go nuts

A small rafter of wild turkeys crossing the road has become an all–too–frequent sight in the area as of late. Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

There is an abundance this year of wild turkeys and squirrels, both of which are crossing local roads with frequency. The turkeys seem to have more street savvy than the squirrels; drivers are reminded to be cautious about the wild lives at risk at this time of year. 

Our nature experts agree that the large number of small animals is part of nature’s cycle of abundance. 

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