Yikes! Video captures squirrel's hilarious reaction as he realizes he's being stalked by a hungry leopard


Just minding my own business: Footage shows the squirrel enjoying a treat one afternoon

A squirrel in the African wild was munching on a treat when he realized his was the object of a desire of A leopard on the prowl.
The tiny target flashed a look of fear and dropped his loot to make a run for it.
The confrontation was caught on video and the squirrel's 'Yikes!' moment is entertaining audiences the world over.

Forget this: The squirrel decides to drop his treat and scram

The incident occurred in the Kalahari desert in the southwest corner of Africa and was included in the first episode of a BBC One program on the African wildlife that aired in the UK on January 2.
Broadcaster David Attenborough narrated the episode and added a dramatic description to the chilling scene.

Predator: The leopard had its eye on the tiny prey but the squirrel made his escape

'Water is in short supply, yet these deserts are somehow full of life because the creatures that live here have turned the rules of survival on their head. This film celebrates nature's ingenuity, no matter how tough it gets,' according to a description of the program.
It appeared that the squirrel's quick response secured his escape and the leopard was forced to find his dinner elsewhere.

Outta here: The squirrel made a run for it

source: dailymail