It's Monday, which means it's time for another...
Every day, across the globe, owners walk their dogs. Usually they do so on a leash, especially if they're on vacation...
Yet there's a bridge in West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, where people throw caution to the wind. Despite seeing this warning, people still cross the bridge without putting their dogs on a leash.
This is especially surprising because the bridge has a pretty telling nickname: "The Dog Suicide Bridge."
Yes, you read that correctly. Since the 1950s, legend says that one dog each year has jumped from the bridge for reasons that are unknown to everyone. As you can imagine, the strange occurrence was a favorite of supernatural theorists. Could it be a demonic spirit, luring the dogs to their death?
Some sort of disruption in the time-space continuum? A doorway into another dimension? A disturbance in the magnetic field?
Naturally, experts want a more scientific explanation. An animal habitat expert named David Sexton set out to determine whether a scent was drawing the dogs toward something. He concluded that mink urine odor was luring dogs to leap to their deaths.
Another expert questions whether dogs have been committing suicide in large numbers at all. While he did find that some dogs have leaped since the 1950s, he believes the number is much smaller than "one per year."
Why do you think dogs jump from the bridge?