A symbol of the first Thanksgiving, the wild turkey is making a giant comeback in New Jersey, where the tall brown birds are found everywhere, even strutting their stuff in suburban yards.
Beginning with 23 birds released in the state's forested northwest tip, wild turkeys now number 22,000 in New Jersey and have spread to every part of the state.
In South Jersey, suburban dwellers are beginning to notice.
"They are not big, but they are good and really tasty. They are better than the store-bought turkeys," Cass McCarthy said.