According to MSNBC a peacock recently wandered into the parking lot of a Burger King and was promptly brutally attacked by a man that claimed it was a vampire:
The peacock, a male several years old, wandered into a Staten Island Burger King parking lot and perched on a car hood Thursday morning. Charmed employees had been feeding him bread when the man appeared.
He seized the iridescent bird by the neck, hurled it to the ground and started kicking and stomping the creature, said worker Felicia Finnegan, 19.
“He was going crazy,” she said.
Asked what he was doing, she said, the attacker explained, “‘I’m killing a vampire!”‘
The peacock was so badly injured that it had to be euthanized, while the deranged individual got away…
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