A Hawk Named Rufus Preys On Pigeons At Wimbledon And He’s A Badass

Best member of Wimbledon security, hands down.

1. Pigeons were an annoying problem at Wimbledon for years until 2000, when Rufus, “the most important member of the Wimbledon family” was hired to patrol the grounds for pesky birds.

2. Weighing in at 1 lb 6 oz, he is the perfect flying weight.

3. He’s up at 5 a.m. every day, and is the perfect athlete.

4. Watch out, pigeons.

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