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Wild turkeys can run up to 55 mph and fly distances of more than a mile.
Dense forests, wooded areas near open fields, farmlands, swamps
Females (Hens): up to 2 feet tall Males (Toms): up to 4 feet tall
Females (Hens): 10-12 pounds Males (Toms): 12-20 pounds
about 2-3 years
Nuts, greens, insects, seeds and fruit
Hens nest in late March or early April; Lay between 10-12 eggs and incubate eggs for about 28 days and then hatch in late May or early June
Predators include humans and animal that disturb their nests like crows, raccoons, skunks, snakes and opossums