A Wisconsin woman is gaining viral fame after she rescued a frightened child from an unlikely foe – a turkey.
According to WBAY, Vanessa Miramontes was driving in Green Bay on Monday when she spotted the angry bird chasing the youngster down the street.
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"As we got closer, you just saw this kid's eyes completely bugged out and this turkey running full speed at this child," Miramontes told WBAY. "I knew I had to do something to help in the slightest."
So Miramontes "instinctively turned in front of it," she told the news station.
"No intentions were there to hit the turkey or hurt it by any means, but it was awfully close to the kid where I knew something needed to happen or it would hurt the kid," she added.
Meanwhile, another driver swooped in to give the child a ride home.
The moment was caught on camera by Evan Skaletski, who shared his video with WBAY. The clip quickly made the rounds on social media.
Perhaps they were training for next year's Turkey Trot? #Ashwaubenon #Smoke #Turkey pic.twitter.com/Qju9aSHtKG— WBAY-TV 2 (@WBAY) December 11, 2018
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