You can file this one under weird, courtesy of the United Kingdom... Students at the University of Warwick in Coventry have apparently been under attack by a campus swan. But not just any swan -- a racist swan.
White wing supremacist: swan attacks foreign students
University officials recently erected a fence around a lake to stop the resident swan from attacking passing students. The weird thing is, the swan only seems to be attacking foreign students. This is what is actually being reported. The angry (ahem) white swan only appears to attack Indian and other minority students.
One 24-year-old student from India said: "These swans are very annoying, and the students feel as though they're being bullied.The university seems doesn't seem too thrilled about entertaining the idea that a' swan might be racist. Instead, a spokesman warned about getting too close when a large bird is protecting a nest. If you ask me, racist birds have no place on the grounds of institution of higher learning.
"I'm from India, and they attack me especially, they focus straight on me.
"We've been warned that the swans will be a bit feisty at this time of year, but they go for me all year round.
"I think they don't like too many Indians in England – maybe the swans here are a little bit racist."
Italian student Albertina Crocetti, 24, who is studying Physics with Business Studies, said: "It's bizarre, she doesn't seem to like foreigners and attacks them to defend her nest.
"She's a true right winger that's for sure – they certainly seem to be racially motivated incidents.
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