So you all know that urge we have
when we want to hug the living shit out of adorable creatures? Well, this is
actually a real scientific reaction called “cute aggression” (source)
and the behaviour springs up even more when we actually can’t touch the cause
Can you just imagine the aliens’ reactions to the fact that humans are
pretty much brain wired to kill things we find cute? And that a lot of them are
baby animals that grows up to be vicious creatures that could probably kill us?
Like, the aliens are having a live sending about the most dangerous animals
in the known galaxies and they have numerous teams all over the place. They are
filming it from afar and have studied them as much as possible and they’re
This is a Fantolus cub that will grow up to be most deadly predator on the
death planet Moss. A fully grown Fantolus spews poisonous gas and can kill you i-
Narrator breaks off in confusion.
On screen, tiny figures are approaching
the cub. The cub looks harmless and innocent. The alien film crew zooms in. It’s a group of humans.
They have sound.
Human with fancy space hat
Human looks into camera.
Hey, how ya doin’? Look over there, right there. That’s a Fantolus cub. If
the mother finds me this close, and I’m gone!
I’m gonna pick it up.
Human hugs it to death. The other humans sigh enviously.