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Pet Turkey Killed by Neighbor For Dinner

Words Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 10:52 AM
When I was in college, there was a pond near the school that had an abnormally high number of ducks. One day some of the Malaysian students decided to have a picnic and literally caught, killed, and BBQ'd ducks from the pond. It was quite a party until the police showed up. They had no idea they couldn't eat the ducks at the pond. We need more information about the turkey incident and a cultural evaluation before we can point any fingers of wrongdoing. lol
DoctorRoy Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 11:41 AM
What do you need to know? The turkey didn't belong to them.
Lars795 Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 12:08 PM
Sounds like those two needed someone to walk into their homes while they were there and help themselves to anything they wanted, kinda like shopping walk art next door.
DoctorRoy Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 12:11 PM
Well I think Words was being facetious.
Words Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 1:01 PM
Nobody has a right to eat the pet of another person. Of course I was kidding, but that is the kind of ridiculous excuses people make when they break the law.

The duck thing really happened, and they got in trouble for breaking the law. Culture wasn't an acceptable excuse back then.
Jay Wye Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 4:44 PM
what matters is if they knew the turkey was a pet someone owned,and not a wild turkey.
"wild" turkeys don't belong to anybody.
(although I suspect you need a hunting license to take one...or it's poaching, and still a crime.)
Dave M Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 6:24 PM
Its not really difficult to figure out the turkey belonging to your neighbor is not fair game.

Just for fun:

 Investigators say a neighbor and his friend used a bow and arrow to shoot and kill a Panhandle family's pet turkey for their Thanksgiving dinner.

Sheriff's deputies arrested two Santa Rosa County teens on Monday. They're charged with armed burglary, armed trespassing, theft of livestock and animal cruelty.

The teens told deputies they planned to eat the 30-pound turkey for Thanksgiving.

I have to admit, the bow and arrow use is impressive.

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