A resident of Pointe-aux-Trembles captured video of wild turkeys walking through the Montreal neighbourhood.\nThey seem to be taking advantage of empty streets.\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nAs streets around the world become deserted, nature is quietly regaining the upper hand, daring to venture onto previously avoided paths. Right here in Montreal, wild turkeys are taking advantage of human isolation. Josianne Plante, a resident of the borough of Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles, shared images of the animals casually taking a stroll through her neighbourhood.\n"This morning, a little visit on my street in Pointe-aux-Trembles. Wild turkeys!!" she wrote alongside the post.\n"During our quarantine, nature takes back its rights."\nThe publication garnered almost 600 likes in less than three hours.\nMany commenters question how the turkeys could have reached Pointe-aux-Trembles, a largely industrial area.\nBut whatever their route, Plante isn't taking any chances.\nShe told Narcity Québec that she plans on being cautious on her next walk since wild turkeys can be unpredictable and even aggressive.\nNaturally, her images quickly attracted the attention of memers, who revived the viral 2016 "dinde noire" report from TVA Nouvelles, which recounted Gatineau resident Céline Poulin's experience with a wild turkey attack in her home.\ncourtesy of Josianne Plante | Facebook\nThe local turkey population, meanwhile, continues to multiply.\nElsewhere in North America, they have become a public menace.\nBut the Quebec Ministry of Flora, Fauna, and Parks told MTL Blog in February that "aggressive behaviour" toward humans is still "rare" and "exceptional" in the province.\nThough "a few road accidents involving wild turkeys have been reported to the [Ministry]," the "accidents usually cause minor damage."\nIn urban areas, "very little damage caused by wild turkeys is reported by citizens."\ncourtesy of Josianne Plante | Facebook\nThe Montreal SPCA told Narcity Québec that if Montreal residents spot turkeys, the best thing to do is simply "let them live."\nMathieu Brière | Facebook\nSo, if you come face to face with one of them, there is no reason to panic, but make sure you keep your distance to avoid taking unnecessary risks.\nThis article was originally published in French on Narcity Québec.