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Why turkeys circle dead things—the creepy vigil, explained

They're not the brightest.
They're not the brightest. (Unsplash/)

Back in 2017, the 'net became briefly obsessed with a video of turkeys holding a strange, circular vigil around the corpse of an unfortunate cat in the street. Two years later, the video has started circulating again—those death birds are back, baby, and they're better than ever.

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