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Mike Nichols column: Time to reassess our state bird

11:28 PM, Nov. 16, 2012
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Here's a little tale that might convince even the vegans among us to set aside their Tofurky this Thanksgiving and enjoy a real drumstick. And one, too, that ought to help convince legislators to replace our state bird, the boring American robin, with something more fierce and fitting.

The awesome wild turkey.

Jesse Nash was driving down U.S. 14 outside Viroqua in his big, red Ford Explorer when he happened upon a flock of them - not an unusual occurrence. Viroqua is close to the place where 38 years ago the DNR launched an incredibly successful reintroduction of the species known as Meleagris ...

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