Feral Peacocks Attack Cars In British Columbia Wild peacocks are attacking cars in Surrey, British Columbia. Experts say they see their reflections and think they are other peacocks.
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Feral Peacocks Attack Cars In British Columbia

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Feral Peacocks Attack Cars In British Columbia

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Wild peacocks are attacking cars in Surrey, British Columbia. Experts say they see their reflections and think they are other peacocks.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Think of this like the Occupy movement or maybe the rise of populism - except for birds. Wild peacocks in Surrey, British Columbia, have been attacking luxury cars. Their beaks can really scratch them. The cars are shiny, you see, so it appears the birds are attacking their own reflections. This is a lesson for us all. If you're an extravagantly feathered alpha bird looking for a fight, try not to get too captivated by yourself. It's MORNING EDITION.

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