In this video we see a protective mother deer beat up a dog and scare the hell out of a relentlessly curious and foolhardy cat. It's pretty disturbing, but I am glad I watched it. Deer often come into our back yard, and if my kids saw a fawn, they'd probably run over and try to cuddle with it. I think I'll show them this video to let them see what could happen. (The dog is reported to be OK.)
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. Come and hear Mark speak at the ALA conference in Chicago on July 1.
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