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Squirrel hurls himself out of fourth storey

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 04:07 PM

A staple of wildlife photographers and Sunday-night nature programmes, the flying squirrel is one of the most exquisite examples of evolution.

But if this video's anything to go by, its less refined relations are determined to defy natural selection... and gravity.

Instead of gliding effortlessly from tree to tree, this red squirrel hurls itself out of a window and plummets four storeys to the yard below.


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Posted 25 September 2012 - 04:17 PM

I guess he was trying to make a quick get away.

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 04:18 PM

He went nuts, poor guy.

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 04:29 PM

Should have had a squirrel suit

What could possibly go wrong?

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 04:32 PM

Secret Squirrel your identity has been compromised! Return to headquarters immediately!!

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Posted 26 September 2012 - 12:12 AM

i hope he can get some counseling before it's too late

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Posted 26 September 2012 - 12:55 AM

He must be a relative of Suicide Squirrel, who keeps running in front of my car.  (No fatalities yet).

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Posted 26 September 2012 - 04:46 AM

I think suicidal squirrels are one of the first signs of the apocalypse :w00t:

  We've cast the world, we've set the stage,
  for what could be, the darkest age...

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