Innocent Searches can Bring up Scary Results

In 2011, when my eldest was in 2nd grade, I had a major holy crap moment. One of those moments when you realize something you thought *could* happen to your kid – actually does.

One evening at the dinner table she asks “Mom, what’s the most dangerous animal?” I told her I wasn’t sure. “Is it a chimpanzee?” I said let’s look it up and asked what had her interested in dangerous animals.

“I saw a woman who was attacked by a chimpanzee and wondered if they were dangerous.”

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