Thursday, February 25, 2010

“Scrubby,” the Wild Turkey of Scrubgrass Road, Hit By Car

I never met Scrubby, but many residents knew the wild turkey fondly. The Post-Gazette reports that Scrubby was killed last Friday, presumably hit by a passing car:
So it did not come as a shock when residents near the Elm Spring and Scrubgrass Road intersection of Mt. Lebanon learned Friday that Scrubby, the caring wild turkey who often made its home near – and in – the road, was the victim of a deadly game of turkey plays chicken.

“It was not surprising, but is sad,” said Judy Campbell, a crossing guard for the school district and one of the last who saw Scrubby alive.
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Anonymous David Huston said...

I saw more flowers at Scrubby's roadside memorial than at some funerals for people.

February 25, 2010 5:13 PM  

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