Arizona passes over turkeys to NM

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Twenty rare Gould’s turkeys recently trapped in Arizona have now been transplanted to New Mexico.

Gould’s turkeys are considered a threatened species in New Mexico.

In exchange for the turkeys, the state is giving Arizona pronghorn antelope. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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