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Shakira Was Attacked By Wild Boars

"They've destroyed everything."

Right, so Shakira was attacked by wild boars while walking with her son in a park in Barcelona.

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Shakira shared a video on her Instagram story where, per the BBC, she said, "Look at how two wild boars, which attacked me in the park, have left my bag."

A closeup of Shakira's torn bag
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"They were taking my bag to the woods with my mobile phone in it," she continued. "They've destroyed everything."

Shakira waving to the crowd after performing at the 2020 Superbowl
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Shakira then turned to her son and said, "Milan, tell the truth. Say how your mommy stood up to the wild boar."

Shakira wearing a Guns n' Roses t-shirt at a pre-performance interview for the Superbowl
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This attack isn't quite as random as it might seem — wild boars are a growing problem across Europe, with the police getting 1,187 phone calls about boars in Barcelona in 2016. Barcelona's City Hall website wrote, "Part of the population of wild boars in Collserola have lost their fear of people. Some of these animals are getting increasingly bold and can even become aggressive."

A wild boar walking by a tree in the muddy woods
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In particular, boars are drawn to metropolitan environments because of "increased urban sprawl and the accumulation of enticing waste around city limits."

Welp, glad Shakira got her bag back!