Thanksgiving may just be the most perilous day to be a turkey— after all, we call it Turkey Day. When the birds are under all that stress, who can blame them for wanting to take a little revenge? From chasing after mail trucks to pecking at presidents, you’ve Gotta Watch these turkeys unleash their wrath.
Wild turkey chase—A turkey might not seem like a very menacing animal — until it’s chasing you. One Sacramento TV producer went to check out reports of a turkey named “Terrible Tom” terrorizing a neighborhood. She got a lot more than she bargained for. See her hilarious reaction to this wild turkey.[cnn-video url="http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2011/10/07/turkey-attacks-producer.kxtv"%5D
Crying fowl— Dogs may be the mail carrier’s classic enemy, but turkeys are the pest in Grand Haven, Michigan. One mail carrier in that city is forced to carry a club to fend off the wild birds that attack him while he’s delivering the mail.[cnn-video url="http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2009/04/14/ross.mailman.turkey.wzzm"%5D
Talking turkey—It’s been an annual tradition for the president to “pardon” a turkey and allow it to live. On the first year that George W. Bush held a pardoning ceremony, he got a surprise from “Liberty” the turkey. Liberty didn’t appreciate the president petting him on the head. Watch Bush’s reaction.[cnn-video url="http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/politics/2011/11/23/vo-video-gold-bush-pardons-turkey.cnn"%5D