As for why he felt compelled to give it to Donohue or why Donohue willingly accepted it and watched it wriggle between his fingers is anybody’s guess.
Update: Broadcasters concluded that it was actually a moth, not an alien monster from the depths of space that flew into Dreckman’s ear.
Animals crashing sporting events
Animals crashing sporting events
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