Menacing Turkeys Thwart Mail Delivery
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne. They'll deliver mail through rain, sleet, and snow, but apparently not a pack of turkeys. Led by a couple of territorial males, a gang of turkeys has been attacking a carrier in Rockport, Massachusetts, and keeping him from making his rounds. The post office turned for help to the state's environmental police. Their advice: Open an umbrella just as the turkey charges, tricking the feathered foe into believing he's facing another dominant mail. It's Morning Edition.
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