Local turkey, Thomas Gobbles, becoming Facebook famous

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CASPER, Wyo. -- A turkey in a small Wyoming town is gaining quite a following - like him or love him. Residents in the community are familiar with the strutting turkey that roams a local college campus.

With over 1,500 Facebook followers, there's no question this turkey is well-known around town.

That said, residents know not to mess with Thomas Gobbles. Many have reported being attacked by the bird.

Word is that the turkey is safe from slaughter once again this Thanksgiving.