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Wed November 23, 2011
A Thanksgiving Day ringtone, the sound of Narragansett turkeys
Sometimes we collect some great sound for our stories.
Michigan Radio's Rebecca Williams caught this sound of Narragansett turkeys gobbling and barking for her microphone.
Their timing is perfect.
As the farmer described them for Rebecca, they speak up at his disconcerting words. Have a listen:
("They're old time turkeys, much closer to wild. They don't have the broad breasts, so proportionally for eating..." *turkeys gobble in unison here* "...they have more dark meat to white meat.")
So, for your Thanksgiving enjoyment, here's a Narragansett turkey ringtone pulled from this Thanksgiving feature story:
To make the ringtone work, right click and download the MP3 file above.
Once you have it, you can send it to your phone. From WikiHow:
Send the file to your phone. Here are three ways:
1. Email the MP3 file to your phone as an attachment. In just a minute or so, your phone should receive your file. Your phone’s email address is your 10-digit number at your carrier’s email URL.
AT & T: @mms.att.net
Verizon: @vzwpix.com or @vtext.com
Send a picture message or text message to your email account if your carrier is not listed. This will give you an address to reply to your phone.
2. Use Bluetooth technology to directly send files from your computer (at a short distance). This only works if you have a phone that is BlueTooth enabled and has the OBEX File Transfer Profile and it is also dependent on what kind of computer system you have.
3. Transfer the file by an USB cable (if applicable to your phone model).
Open the email on your phone, save the sound clip under message options, set it as a ringtone, and enjoy!