Crows Dive-Bombing Cops in Everett ‘Like Velociraptors’
|5:55:45 PM, Sunday, June 12, 2011|
"Who invited Alfred Hitchcock to the Everett Police Department’s north precinct?
Like a scene out of the famous director’s film “The Birds,” three angry crows have been dive-bombing police officers as they dash across the parking lot to their cars.
“They’re like velociraptors,” Lt. Bob Johns told the Everett Herald.
Crows are paticularly adept at recognizing faces, meaning you don’t want to get on their bad side. University of Washington researchers recently determined crows have an uncanny ability to remember faces — and they act out if they feel threatened.
Now Everett police officers are dealing with a literal game of Angry Birds..."