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RE: Ah ha! That's where therizinosaurs came from
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> On Behalf Of Don Ohmes
> It should be noted that here in the SE US, turkeys roost in
> trees nightly, usually over or near water (i.e., in swampy areas).
> They seem to prefer pines, the taller the better, and
> although the males will sometimes gobble on the roost until
> very late at night in the Spring, I have never seen a turkey
> off the roost at night, barring nesting hens.
Not uncommon at all in big galliforms. Peacocks actually go up into the trees
in order to roost at night, too.
Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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