Tompkins Square had its own share of post-Thanksgiving frenzy on Black Friday. Rats were going for a dime a dozen and, as one hawk sank its claws into a tasty rat snack, an aggressive squirrel (who I'm sure had been camped out all night in anticipation of the holiday bargains), tried unsuccessfully to drive its rival away.
The ballsy approach...
Are you nuts?
Don't you dare!
In the end, the hawk gets back to its rat-spagetti...
Check out GammaBlog for a great video of the confrontation.
See more hawk photos here.