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Old 04-03-2008, 09:47 PM   #1
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'Alexa Rodriguez' Attacked By Hawk At Fenway

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Girl named 'Alexa Rodriguez' attacked by hawk at Fenway

10:50 PM EDT, April 3, 2008

BOSTON - A 13-year-old girl touring Fenway Park on a school trip was attacked by a resident red-tailed hawk that drew blood from her scalp Thursday.

She wasn't seriously hurt, but some observers saw an omen for a certain New York Yankees slugger in the attack at the home of the Boston Red Sox. The girl's name is Alexa Rodriguez.

Vince Jennetta, a teacher who chaperoned her class trip from Memorial Boulevard Middle School in Bristol, Conn., told The Boston Globe that Alexa is "a little shaken, but OK."

The hawk was perched on a railing in the upper deck behind home plate while the group toured the stadium. The hawk flew at the girl and swooped with its talons extended, scratching her scalp.

A single egg lay in the hawk's nearby nest in an overhang near the stadium's press booth.

The nest and egg were removed at the direction of state wildlife officials.
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thats what happens when your a Red Sox fan...........
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Maybe A-Rod should wear his helmet during the entire game when they play there.
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man thats the worlds smartest dyslexic hawk.

he saw the name and thought it was a-rod and atacked!
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