"If people encounter the turkeys where they feel threatened, they can call the police. They are aggressive in the sense that they don’t want to be bothered. I have a feeling someone is feeding them and making them feel comfortable. But they are wild animals, and you shouldn't be feeding wild animals. They are a nuisance. Other than them pecking at you, they can’t seriously injure somebody.”Local authorities are working with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife to solve the turkey situation by trapping and relocating the wild birds. Spring wild turkey hunting season ends May 28.
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