Bird groups rescue jaywalking turkey on the loose in downtown Ottawa

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By Megan Gillis, Ottawa Sun, April 3, 2018

It was a fair end for this fowl thanks to the “turkey whisperer.”

Ottawa got a gander at the gobbler Tuesday morning when word spread on Twitter that one had been spotted downtown. It took some intrepid bystanders and the Safe Wings Ottawa group to get the young hen safely out of traffic and into a wooded area near Shirley’s Bay.

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