posted on Sep, 8 2005 @ 02:14 AM
@Djarums... I do agree with you that the skin-tones are similar to a hippo's, but that's where the similarities end.
Again, there aren't any hippos in Turkey.
The "swimming style" is nothing like a hippo's.
And the head above the water doesn't look much like a Hippo's "head above water"...
The Turkey Monster (Couldn't find a bigger image - looks like CNN.com got copyrights?):
Hippos swimming with their heads above water:
The typical Hippo peeping from the water pic: (Sorry, I know it's a bit big, but bigger is better right?)
***Edit: Direct linking is not allowed, so you'll have to copy and paste this URL into your browser address:
***Edit 2: $&*%! That one won't work...
Let's try this one:
I do agree with you Djarums that they can be confused, but there are enough differences (and other reasons) to confirm that it isn't a Hippo. Maybe
it was a Hippo hybrid?
[edit on 8-9-2005 by Gemwolf]