Boston is dealing with 'extremely scary' wild turkeys. But there's a way to stop the threat

An area outside of Boston is freaking out about wild turkeys.

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  • water rocket , 00
    May 16, 2019 7:51 p.m.

    Turkeys seldom ever travel alone, and are usually in groups of six or more. If they get into a big enough flock, then they really could become dangerous. I think the best solution is to give land owners the right to kill any turkeys that invade their property.

  • okeesmokee SALT LAKE CITY, UT
    May 16, 2019 1:23 p.m.

    Didn't read the article, only the headline.

    Is the solution to eat them?

  • lost in DC West Jordan, UT
    May 16, 2019 12:52 p.m.

    Ben Franklin wanted the turkey to be the national bird, rather than the bald eagle

  • Whale of Fortune Salt Lake City, UT
    May 16, 2019 8:58 a.m.

    Perhaps Jamaica Plain should just declare several more Thanksgivings through the year. That should take care of the turkeys.

  • dogbreath Francis, UT
    May 16, 2019 8:16 a.m.

    I think this is kind of funny. @Flashback - my approach would be similar to yours except I'd use a scoped pellet gun. No one would hear my shots and I'd be having a good turkey dinner every week. Yum, yum.

  • Flashback Kearns, UT
    May 16, 2019 7:32 a.m.

    My approach would be .410 shotgun with bird shot loads.