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Crazy Squirrel Obstacle Course (VIDEO)

Crazy Squirrel Obstacle Course (VIDEO)

Here’s a video to amaze you!

Check out this ambitious squirrel who is apparently willing to do just about anything for its next meal. Running an obstacle course is no problem!

The course was put together by an enterprising man who decided to feed squirrels some peanuts, but make them work for their food, a little harder each day. You can check out his log to see the gradual progress of his project.

Oh, and don’t miss the end of the video for another example of an interface between squirrel and machine.

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9:15AM PST on Feb 26, 2011

Thank you for posting.

3:25AM PST on Feb 16, 2011

cute... thanks

2:06PM PST on Feb 15, 2011

i feed squirrels every day and was wondering why they only come out in the eary morning 6"45 am and at dusk i found out last week its because there are lots of migrating hawks out there now and one almost got caught last week i threw a small peice of apple on the roof below next door and the squirrel was near his hole in the roof so he got the piece and then he dropped it and barely got to his hole as a hawk swooped down to grab him. lucky it was not a nut or it would have went out to far and he would be killed .now i give lots of nuts in the morning so they can stay in all day the hawk was hideing on my roof above. once the leaves come back they will be harder to see and hopefully the hawks gone too.

2:31PM PST on Feb 12, 2011

Ha ha ha .....love the ending. Brilliant!

2:23AM PST on Feb 10, 2011

Squirrels are amazing. As to getting into your attic, you don't want any wild animals anywhere in your home - very important to have effective barriers. As demonstrated squirrels are quite the acrobats.

5:52AM PST on Feb 4, 2011

Hey, that's a fitness idea....Can we have our youth go through obstacle courses in the school cafeteria lines?

5:11AM PST on Feb 4, 2011

Cute and adorable until they get inside your house - in the attic or somewhere. Chewed electrical cords can cause a house fire.

2:25AM PST on Feb 4, 2011

Amazing, thank you for sharing!

4:07PM PST on Feb 2, 2011

It's fun to watch a squirrel eating the birds seeds I feed to the birds or doing other things.

11:35AM PST on Feb 2, 2011

So smart!

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