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Old 08-13-09, 02:51 AM
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/news...day-photo.html

Squirrel is surprise star of holiday photo
Melissa Brandts and her husband were surprised to find a squirrel posing with them in a photo taken on holiday.

The couple had set the timer on their camera while posing at a lakeside in a national park in Canada.

Just as they were about to be captured on camera the cheeky squirrel popped up in the foreground and stole the show.

The picture was taken at the side of the stunning Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park, Canada.

Mrs Brandts said: "We had our camera set up on some rocks and were getting ready to take the picture when this curious little ground squirrel appeared, became intrigued with the sound of the focusing camera and popped right into our shot."

The picture was submitted to the website of America's National Geographic magazine.

'It was a once in a lifetime moment - we were laughing about this little guy for days!' said Mrs Brandts.
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Old 08-13-09, 03:12 AM
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I don't know why they're laughing.
Columbian Ground Squirrels are dangerous.
And that one looks enormous.
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Does he have a tail?
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Dangerous tails!


One of them came into my house and ate my Cheerios!
Beware!
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That's awesome.....
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Old 08-13-09, 06:30 AM
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Totally photoshopped. The reflections are all wrong.
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Totally photoshopped.
probably. but sweet pic anyhow
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Old 08-13-09, 08:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Spreggy View Post
Totally photoshopped. The reflections are all wrong.
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probably. but sweet pic anyhow
yeah, I can totally see the pixels and stuff.
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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Old 08-13-09, 08:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Spreggy View Post
Totally photoshopped. The reflections are all wrong.
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Old 08-13-09, 08:33 AM
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Does he have a tail?
That's what I was thinking. Maybe he has gone on a rampage, killing cyclists all over north america.
Maybe the word has been passed along all the way to Canada. It looks like a revolution has started!
We may all be doomed.


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^^^ Baily could take him
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^^^ Baily could take him
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Old 08-13-09, 09:01 AM
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That squirrel definitely photoshopped those people in the background. See how blurry they are?
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Old 08-13-09, 09:07 AM
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That squirrel definitely photoshopped those people in the background. See how blurry they are?
I noticed that too;
It looks like the camera focused on the closer object, which could indicate it is real.
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Old 08-13-09, 09:31 AM
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Old 08-13-09, 10:12 AM
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Dangerous tails!


One of them came into my house and ate my Cheerios!
Beware!
"Silly, Squirrel - Cheerios are for kids"
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Old 08-13-09, 10:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Shimagnolo View Post
I noticed that too;
It looks like the camera focused on the closer object, which could indicate it is real.
Probably an auto-focus camera; unless, of course, the squirrel knows how to read a manual.
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Originally Posted by jyossarian View Post
That squirrel definitely photoshopped those people in the background. See how blurry they are?
Maybe they're part Sasquatch?
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Photobombing x2
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i want to think it is real. please don't take that away from me. this article made my day.
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