This will probably be your absolute favorite holiday video for the rest of the year.
Listen squirrel. You're kind of a douche, you know that? This panda was just trying to catch up on its shut-eye. Pandas only get about 10-16 hours of sleep per day and the rest of the time they're super busy stuffing their faces with food and sliding down slides. PANDA DOESN'T HAVE TIME FOR YOUR SHENANIGANS, SQUIRREL.
Theoretically, squirrels are cute and it'd be delightful to have a trained squirrel bustling around one's home, piling up nuts and candybars in a cool, dry little corner. Then again, squirrels seem like busybodies, don't they? They're always bustling and storing, finding new places to stuff what they think is…
Meet Rob! He's a tiny baby palm squirrel that filmmaker Paul Williams found sick and orphaned while he was filming in Sri Lanka. Williams nursed the small squirrel back to health and now Rob travels around with him and his film crew. Sometimes Rob scurries around, but mostly he just snoozes.
This is a 5 and 1/2 week-old baby squirrel being fed some formula. Cash prize to anyone who can figure out what TV show the squirrel's owner is watching. You can hear it in the background if the visual cuteness isn't completely deafening.
[Somewhere in Finland, December 16. Funny caption from the photo agency after the jump. Image via Splash.]
The year was 1944. An orphaned squirrel was adopted by a family and named Tommy Tucker. The lady of the house decided to dress Tommy in specially-made ensembles; Life documented the critter in photographs. Additional images after the jump.
Hey, I hope Saturday treated you nice. Now it's all dark and Novembery outside, and time for our Saturday Night Social. Have some fun, drink some water/hydrate, keep it light, and stop by later tonight for the SNL open thread!