So what happened was the dropbear attacked me right at dawn, so a millisecond before it hit me, the sun rose and the dropbear stopped attacking, and it just ended up staying on that trunk block.
They’re completely frozen during the day?
They automatically cling to the first tree they find during day, and this time it happened to be the tree they were dropping from.
In light (day or night) they’re relatively passive. In darkness, they’re more aggressive.