SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Wild turkeys in one Sacramento neighborhood may be a bit safer today thanks to the efforts of one little girl.

Several months ago, Front Street Animal Shelter says Stella became very worried about the wild turkeys near her school – scared they might get hit by cars and cause traffic accidents, hurting both birds and people.

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After urging her mother to contact the City of Sacramento to put up “turkey crossing signs,” her tenacity paid off.

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A sign has now been placed in the area warning drivers of wild turkeys.

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