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Beware the birds: UT warns of aggressive grackles on campus

Photo Courtesy: Shutterstock| John A. Anderson

American Statesman Staff - Dave Thomas

 

Taking a stroll across the UT campus? Beware the grackles. 

No, not in the “they’ll steal your sandwich” or the “what’s that on your shoulder?” sense, but as in they will straight up try to take you down.

Nesting grackles on the UT campus have become aggressive enough that UT’s Environmental Health & Safety has warned pedestrians to not approach baby birds and to even consider taking alternate routes.

Moses Buchele, public radio reporter at KUT, tweeted a photo of a flyer...

 

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