Turkeys Try to Resurrect Cat

It was normal for this guy to encounter wild turkeys on his work route. However, he was stunned when saw dozens of them circling a cat lying in the middle of the road. It looked like they were doing a ritual to resurrect the feline, so he stayed in his car to see if it would work.

Twitter user @TheReal_JDavis filmed the moment.

"These turkeys trying to give this cat its 10th life," the Boston resident wrote, in a tweet that proceeded to go viral.

Boston Magazine called 'Massachusetts' foremost turkey expert', who said it was possible that the birds were trailing behind one animal who set out to investigate the corpse, and then wound up in a perfect circle.

Biologist Alan Krakauer explained that turkeys, when faced with an animal that might eat them, sometimes follow the risky route of actually approaching the predator. It can help signal to other turkeys in the area that there's a threat, or help the turkeys evaluate how big of a danger the predator is.

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