The chances of seeing a cinnamon color-phase wild turkey is about 1 in 300,000.
Some of the color variations that exist within our favorite wildlife can certainly be eye-opening.
This cinnamon color-phase turkey is no exception either, as its cool combination of hues is striking to say the least.
The Facebook page Chasing Trophy Whitetails recently posted the following photo of one of these birds. It was 55-year-old North Carolina hunter Blake Cox who harvested this one April 20.
The fascinating post drew a great deal of attention, with many folk commenting on the rarity, while others shared their own images of turkeys they’d shot with similar color patterns.
Biologists estimate the chances of spotting a wild cinnamon color-phase turkey is 1 in 300,000.
We hope these hunters sprung for a lottery ticket after harvesting these rare birds.
Have you ever come across a turkey like this in the wild? Let’s hear your story!
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