The stealth and cunning wren wasn't always considered worthy of a perch at the local petting zoo. Celtic legend states the bird was a master manipulator and betrayer of St Stephen. During one particular Viking invasion (woman to right in pre-battle gown), Irish soldiers reported the wren had revealed the hiding spot of their beloved saint by biting his ear. Hearing Stephen's painful reaction, and without aid from google maps, the advancing Norseman were able to pinpoint his position. The Irish were defeated and vowed revenge. In this case, the annual hunt of the wren and martyrdom for Steve. Take that you mead loving Vikings.