They seriously might be. As we speak there are drunk birds wreaking havoc in the small town of Gilbert, MN. But the police say not to worry because they'll sober up soon.

Before we continue I have to say this is the weirdest and funniest thing I have ever heard!

Gilbert Police Cheif Ty Techar said that they have "'received several reports of birds that appear to be ‘under the influence’ flying into windows, cars and acting confused.'" Apparently, this is due to the early frost this year. Techar says that the early frost means the berries these birds eat fermented early so now when the birds eat them they get drunk.

Things can get interesting when the younger birds eat these berries because their livers haven't fully matured yet so they aren't able to process it as well as the older birds. Techar says that the birds will sober up soon so don't worry about it.

The Gilbert Police Department also posted about this on their Facebook page and The Washington Post says that people are commenting saying birds are diving into their windshields while they're driving and they're finding dead birds on their decks, probably from diving into the windows.

Be honest, who else wants to take a trip up to Gilbert just to check this out?



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