NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A wild turkey was discovered stashed in an art studio.

“Tutu” the turkey is now getting special care at the Wild Bird Fund on the Upper West Side.

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A wild turkey was discovered stashed in an art studio at the School of Visual Arts. (Credit: CBS2)

A student at the School of Visual Arts bought Tutu last week, rescuing it from a slaughterhouse, and took the bird back to her studio, but then administration officials found out.

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“So she felt some pity and sympathy for this bird and ended up taking it back to her art studio where she cared for it for only a night,” said Pepe Hernandez, a wildlife rehabilitator at the Wild Bird Fund.

The turkey is recovering from some minor scrapes on its wings and bruises to its feet.

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The bird will stay at the Wild Bird Fund until all its wounds heal, then it will head to a farm sanctuary.