Sometimes I think that squirrels just can't hold it in. No matter what they do, their anger inevitably comes boiling out in a loud torrent. I have tried in the recent past to show them as friendly creatures, but some of them can't help but blow their tops over nothing.
The other day I was leaving the lake to continue on a short hike, when I heard loud chittering sounds coming from far off to my left. I knew immediately it was a very angry squirrel. I was curious about what it was that angered this little devil so much, so I turned around to try and get a look at it.
It never stopped yelling at its target the whole time, so I immediately found its location. It was high up in a tree looking down at something. Its tail was flicking angrily like a whip. I could only see a dark shadow, but I couldn't pass up this opportunity to get a few pictures of this humorous event.
But what I really wanted to know was what it was angry at. So I changed a few settings on my camera so it could brighten up the picture. I pointed the camera at a dark part of the tree the squirrel was on, hoping it would enable the camera to now see the squirrel a little better. It worked well, and I could now see the squirrel and what it was focusing its anger on..
This rotten little squirrel was looking straight at me! Why? I was at least fifty yards away from it, maybe even farther. When it began yelling at me, and probably calling me every bad name it could think of, I was actually walking away from where the squirrel was located. This squirrel needs some anger management!
Didn't anybody tell this squirrel that the war was over? I go to the forest so I can get away from angry jerks, but squirrels seem to be among the worst of them sometimes. I sometimes think I should find that dragon again and promise it a nice squirrel stew.
That ends my ridiculousness for today.