For those of us growing a veggie garden or feeding birds in our yards, we typically think of squirrels as pests. But they’re living creatures too, and would simply prefer that we fed them nuts if we could.
Despite being smack dab in the middle of Chicago, my neighborhood is packed with all manner of woodland creatures. Every time I walk the dog, she wants to chase at least a dozen brown bunny rabbits, a couple of garter snakes, and run up a tree to hunt down a squirrel or three.
I’m looking at my Christmas tree right now, so when I saw this Squirrel in Underpants ornament, I realized that my life was not complete. And neither was my tree. We need more squirrels in underpants, people.
Squirrels might be tiny, but they can be huge pests sometimes. However, for people who don’t live in countries where they’re commonly spotted, they’re among the most adorable mammals ever. Although they can be destructive sometimes, they’re also heroes in their own little way.
What do squirrels have in common with the deceptive robots that researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology developed recently? Apparently, a lot, although that much isn’t obvious at first glance.
If you’ve ever seen a squirrel in the process of collecting acorns, then you’ll see that they can get pretty protective and paranoid over their hoard of nuts.
If you’ve ever tried to put out seed for birds, you know how much of a pain in the butt those pesky squirrels can be – hogging the feeders and stealing all the birdseed. If you want to get revenge on those meddling little rodents, then here’s a solution.
Nope, you’re not looking at Chip and Dale here. These fuzzy, furry creations are the latest robotic animal creations from the demented sick creative minds of SegaToys Japan.
I suppose the Yumepet Dream Squirrel is actually pretty cute.