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Problem turkeys avoiding town after kill permit issued


January 28, 2018

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Turkeys causing problems in the eastern Oregon community of Pilot Rock have made themselves scarce after authorities issued a kill permit.

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Mark Kirsch tells the East Oregonian in a story on Friday that no turkeys have been running around the city in recent weeks and there have been no kills.

The city council just before Thanksgiving approved having the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services kill problem birds and Fish and Wildlife in early December wrote the kill permit.

The action came after residents com...

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