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Wild turkeys, once endangered — are now booming in N.J. and terrorizing some neighborhoods

in Toms River News

They’re in the backyard. They’re up on the roof and at the front door. They stop traffic and make a mad dash for your car.

The feathered beast making a b-line for your front bumper is New Jersey’s wild turkey, the not-so-rare bird that seems to roam the nation’s most densely populated state with abandon.

The bird that to many Garden Staters looks better on a dinner plate than scurrying across the front lawn has in recent years come out of the wild in increasing numbers, flocking to suburbia in its never-ending quest for an easy meal.

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