This is what it looks like… when doves (and Audis) cry.

 

So, as I was going about 80 MPH on Interstate 10 westbound towards the Glendale Arena to watch the Bruce Springsteen & the Seeger Sessions Band live in concert, my car (Audrey) had a little impact with a dove.  This is the damage.

 

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“Just hangin’ out.”

 

 

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I think Emeril Lagasse said it best with, “BAM!!!”

 

 

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Here’s what birdy left protruding through the grille.  Note the broken grill vane.  DAMN IT!

 

 

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So, whilst trying to dislodge Woody Woodpecker from the grille (he was lodged in there pretty well), I inadvertently dislodged him from one of his legs.  Whoops.

 

 

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Goodbye, lil’ buddy.

 

 

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The damage.  Ouch.  They just don’t make Audi grilles like they used to anymore.

 

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What an 80 MPH impact with an Arizona game bird will do to your German auto’s plastic grille.