Skip to comments.Squirrel mother attacks dog trying to eat her baby
Posted on 11/24/2009 9:25:26 AM PST by the scotsman
'They have a bit of a reputation for a vicious streak, but this dog certainly got more than it bargained for after pouncing on a baby squirrel it found on the ground. Moments before the hapless baby would have been torn apart, these images show its mother appearing to leap off a nearby tree and attacking the surprised dog.
Using its sharp teeth and claws, the squirrel tore into its canine opponent and distracted it so the baby could escape to freedom. It is unclear if the images have been edited, but the startled dog appears in considerable pain as the squirrel bites into its flank. The surprise assault gives the baby squirrel just enough time to climb back up the nearby tree before its mother is thrown clear and escapes from the dog. The baby squirrel appears to have fallen to the ground as it was being helped up the tree.'
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Good grief...this is news??
FLASH: Some ants bite! Film at 11.
A squirrel can indeed take a good chunk out of a dog. Maybe they ought to pass strict tooth control legislation over there. You know, before somebody gets hurt!
Careful of rabbits as well.
Cats kill em all the time around here.
So that’s what the term “Dog Day Afternoon” means!!!
But I’ll bet that baby got the spanking of its life when it was safely back in the nest and Mom had a chance to draw breath. “I can believe it! Do you realize you could have gotten us both KILLED? That’s IT, young man! Go to your room! And I’m going to want the controller for every game console you have! NO XBox for a solid MONTH!”
if your ‘dog’ has a problem with a squirrel... you might want to return it to the pet store.
you bought a cat.
May I be the first to chime: “Squirrels on Film, squirrels on film...”
NO NUTS FOR YOU!!
We have 2 squirrels here that have fought each other so often and so viciously that both of them have a nub caused by biting each other’s tails off piece by piece. Last winter both of them were a bloody mess but they both survived to fight again...
Was it a dingo?
Was it a dingo?
This should serve as a good analogy for what both Brits and Yanks should do to those threatening to kill our freedom and culture.
musta been a ‘pit-squirrel terrier’
Just ask Jimmy Carter.
Heh heh heh.
I’m tempted to send him a plush Killer Bunny from the Troll and Toad website.
But.. I’d probably get ganked for that bit of evil.
My dog “Tio” and I do not like squirrels. I do love the sound of a squirrel hitting the ground from falling out of a tree after a great shot.
Be aware of Killer Squirrels:
It’s not like they have radical Muslims to worry about in England.
The “no XBox” thing works best in our household. This is a fate worse than death.
Let this be a warning to you.....don’t be messing with us squirrel moms! :)
A friend of mine used to say that if squirrels were as big as deer you’d have to haul your gun into the woods on wheels!
I’ll just use my super anti-Squirl howitzer on the squirls here.
Do marmots adopt, or is this some kind of interspecies thing?