JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– Two deputies made friends with a wild turkey they encountered on… wait for it… North Turkey Creek Road.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy Fischer called to the bird who was immediately smitten with the deputies.

(credit: Jeffco Sheriff)

The 25-pound bird followed the pair back to their patrol cars, despite the deputies trying to shoo the bird away with their batons.

Eventually, the turkey let the deputies continue on their way.

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