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Wild Turkey Captured After Chase in SF

This wild turkey has been causing a lot of trouble in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood.

San Francisco Animal Control officers released this mugshot after capturing the bird Thursday.

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Turkeys are considered a hazard, running in and out of traffic.

This turkey even led officers on a wild chase, even flying up to a rooftop before its capture.

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Officers say the bird will likely spend some time at a rescue center before it's released.

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It just takes an Officer with the athleticism of a spawning king salmon to catch this wiley flapling pic.twitter.com/EyqHMFKe7b

— Officer Edith (@OfficerEdith) March 16, 2017

I got out smarted by a turkey. It doesn't feel great pic.twitter.com/aWWytkgvUG

— Officer Edith (@OfficerEdith) March 15, 2017

Photo Credit: San Franisco Animal Control

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