Despite their suave reputation, France also has its share of weirdos. One of these weirdos attacked Allain Bougrain-Dubourg, the president of the Bird Protection League (LPO) with a shovel, sans pants (as they say in Paris).

The angry, unnamed man had set a number of finch traps, and the LPO was dismantling them. The finches are trapped for food, but that's been illegal since 1976. Of course, a guy who dresses and defends himself like a caveman probably doesn't change quickly. Here's a back view:

Sources: h/t BuzzFeed