“Americans love turkeys, domestic and wild. We buy them, and hunt them. While the fate of most turkeys is certain, this maps shows where a turkey might find some safety.
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“For this map, we combined data for consumption of turkey, gravy and stuffing, with data on where people hunt with shotguns. Locations with low consumption or low hunting provide a margin of safety. People in cities and suburbs tend to eat more domestic turkeys, while people in rural areas hunt more.
“Data sources: Esri Updated Demographics (2010), GfK MRI.”