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    gx5000

    Anything that makes me smile this much between
    two meetings is an Awesome pic 😉

    maxcw

    This is all the local radio stations will talk about.

    natedog

    ntwasn’t this posted yesterday? or did I see this on Fark or some shit?

    Nemo Intermundorum

    That’s hilarious. 4chan et al. try so hard to come anywhere near this funny and fail 99.9999% of the time. This is epic.

    storminator

    AWSOME SHOT! ROFLMFAO!!

    that looks like Alaska…?

    B33ker

    Here’s the original news article that published the story and photo.

    www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/6018173/Squirrel-is-surprise-star-of-holiday-photo.html

    Best photo I’ve seen in years.

    nyoki

    Awesome WIN!

    sylvanish

    That looks like Banff.

    deleted_user

    Right after this, the giant squirrel shredded the 2 hikers to bits. If it wasn’t for this photo left in the camera, we wouldn’t have been able to identify the men.

    flyingcat88

    boogieland.no/bilder/bildearkiv/linselus/Sommar2.jpg saw a similar one yesterday, I guess it’s the same explanation here.

    dukie1993

    Probably fake. Most cameras prefocus during a timer shot. Also, most amateurs would center themselves in the shot. Pros would have had something interesting in the shot on the left if the squirrel hadn’t shown up to fill the space so nicely. Pros would have leveled the horizon, as well.

    dukie1993

    And another thing … I’ve been reading more about this photo in various news stories and on National Geographic’s web site. Nat Geo has published the image, but they don’t vouch for its authenticity. One of the things the photographer says makes sense, that she was using a remote to take the photos, not a timer. With a remote you can take several photos and the camera will refocus in between each one. Oddly, most of the other accounts indicate that she was using a timer, but I haven’t seen a direct quote to that effect. I haven’t seen any… Read more »

    B33ker

    Here’s a similar type of shot I got of one of our hamsters long ago.

    image09.webshots.com/9/4/62/45/108646245jPnqdm_fs.jpg

    It’s one of those rare shots that you get maybe once in a lifetime.

    Fake or not, that squirrel is a world celebrity now. =)