Gritty Wanted to "See Them Aliens" & Ventured Into "Area 51"

Here's what happened...

July 18, 2019
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - FEBRUARY 23: The Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty runs through the infield during the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the 2019 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game at the Lincoln Financial Field on February 23, 201

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Gritty is a true Philadelphia and American hero.

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Shortly after adopting a hermit crab down the shore, he wanted to raid Area 51 to "see them aliens" like most of America; over a million of whom have acknowledged an event to raid the secret U.S. Air Force base in Nevada.

It didn't go so well. Very shortly after jumping the "Area 51" fence, the "FBI was in hot pursuit.

Live. Love. Grit.