Turkey Death Dance: Viral Video Shows Birds in Bizarre Dance Around Dead Cat

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A flock of more than 15 turkeys were filmed circling around a dead cat in the middle of a busy road Thursday outside Boston.

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Jonathan Davis was on his way to work when he came upon the bizarre scene.

Davis posted the video on Twitter with the caption: "These turkeys trying to give this cat its 10th life" and it went viral in a flash. Some are calling it a "death dance."

"They were moving in perfect unison, bobbing their heads, it almost looked like some sort of seance or ritual," he told Inside Edition. 

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Wildlife Expert David Mizejewski presented Inside Edition with a possible explanation for the eerie behavior in the video. 

"Turkeys are flocking birds, I think the lead turkey started walking in a circle and the others followed behind," he said. 

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