Turkey Tracks

turkey tracks

It has been an unusually cold winter in the Midwestern United States this year. Today, is no exception. Morning broke to single digit temperatures (3 degrees Fahrenheit here). The dogs and I bundled up and hurried out to face the crisp cold. A beautiful blue sky over white ground greeted us, and I wished for warmer weather. While waiting for Spigot (our rescued mixed breed) to find just the right spot to relieve herself, I noticed turkey tracks in the snow. A visitor from earlier in the morning. How amazing the ability of the wild animals that live around our home to survive when the temperature drops this low. Meanwhile, fragile, top-of-the-food-chain me, must run back to the safety and warmth of the house after only a few minutes outside.

 

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