Labor Day has passed, and Thanksgiving won’t be far behind, but that didn’t stop a wild turkey from going wild in Kinnelon last week.
On August 29, Kinnelon Police received a report of a wild turkey flying through the second floor window of a home, and proceeding to trash the residence.
CNN reported that the big bird caused an estimated $6,000 to $7,000 in damages. The turkey had its reasons for crashing into the home, aside from putting 70-year old resident Marie Manco on notice about what not to serve for Thanksgiving dinner.
New Jersey’s Chapter of the National Wildlife Control Operators Association notes that the birds to not recognize their own image in a reflection. They respond to their reflection as they would being threatened by another turkey.