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Featured wildlife: Wild Turkeys

The Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) came to California from Texas in 1959 after the CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife determined that the Rio Grande sub-species (M. g. intermedia) of turkey would do well in California habitats. Flocks of turkeys now thrive in the American River Parkway and also in Arden Arcade's residential neighborhoods.

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Wild Turkey flock in the Arden Oaks neighborhood
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