Man Mobbed by Squirrels

10/17/2012

Different groups of animals go by different names: a pride of lions, a herd of cows, a pack of wolves, a murder of crows.  But what do you call a group of squirrels?

Watch this video by my friend (and fellow blogger and animal lover) Jeromie that shows him nearly mobbed by an oddly dense concentration of squirrels at a park.  What would you call them? 

Here's what Jeromie had to say (facetiously) about the encounter on Facebook:

"It kinda looked spooky when that albino one was just sitting right there in the middle ... I felt like I needed to acknowledge him so he wouldn't leap over and bite through my eye socket."

They're coming for you, Jeromie!

Squirrel close up
Photo by Californian Em via Flickr Creative Commons. 

Video by Jeromie Williams, used with permission.  Check out his awesomely titled blog: Jeromie Williams Eats the Internet for Breakfast.


David Mizejewski is a naturalist with the National Wildlife Federation. His goal is to inspire others to appreciate the wonders of nature. Meet David >
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