Australia gets a lot of stick for our overflowing bounty of dangerous wildlife, but the United States definitely has its own dangerous critters: think bears, snakes, alligators, and… squirrels.
Visitors to New York City’s Prospect Park have been warned that one of those malicious little fuckers is on the loose, following five separate incidences of squirrel-on-human attacks over the past week.
— N. J. Burkett (@njburkett7) July 23, 2017
cause we are living in an aggressive world
and i am an aggressive squirrel pic.twitter.com/4JRVjoCW7O
— Cole Stryker (@ColeStryker) July 24, 2017
First and foremost, squirrels undergo mad hormonal rushes during puberty which may exacerbate their violent tendencies. Alternatively, the squirrel in question may have been raised as a pet and subsequently released, meaning it could behave differently around people than its wild comrades.
Doesn’t make drop bears sound so ridiculous, does it?