more turkey facts here.I never realized how truly unattractive turkeys are. I think i'm having second thoughts about eating one of these tomorrow. Did you know that a spooked turkey can run at speeds up to 20 miles per hour. They can also burst into flight approaching speeds between 50-55 mph in a matter of seconds. See
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A Narragansett Tom Heritage turkey stands in tall grass at Stone Pony Farm in Westport, Mass.