Share your goose attack survival stories.

This post was inspired by the fact that I am afraid of geese but still found this funny, because I am a terrible person with a mean streak:

And this story from HappyBerry:

People getting attacked by geese is always funny. One of my most amusing childhood memories is of my brother running across our lawn with a goose behind him with a firm grip on the back of his nightshirt. We had a pond by our house with a breeding pair of geese, and were getting one of the babies out of our dogs sunken water bowl. At least my brother distracted him so my mom and I could fill the bowl and the baby could get out.

My story: I was once almost stranded in Upstate New York because a monster goose physically prevented me from getting to my bus on time. I had taken a Greyhound from SF to the East Coast by myself and this was by far my most harrowing experience. I had to change buses and had a half-hour in between, so I bought a hot dog and strolled to a local park. A goose appeared like a damn dinosaur and started chasing me down, biting me hard several times. It cornered me outside some public restrooms.

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It finally just grabbed my hot dog from my hands (I didn’t realize that was what it wanted.) It ate it and still wouldn’t let me pass until a dog barked nearby and I was able to haul ass out of there while it was distracted.

Canadians, I suspect you will shine in this one.

ETA: I will also accept plover attack stories because damn, Australia.