Video: After a squirrel mistook it for a tasty nut, YouTuber Viva Frei wasn't sure if he'd ever see his GoPro camera again. But he did it eventually get it back — and more. The GoPro was actually recording from the squirrel's perspective as it raced through the branches of a tree, and the footage is amazing. Strapping a GoPro to something as small as a squirrel is almost impossible compared to getting neat first-person footage from larger animals like a cheetah. But the trick is to apparently make it think the camera is dinner, and then hope it doesn't actually eat your expensive gear.
Squirrel Steals GoPro, Records Harrowing Escape
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When humans take the drug MDMA, versions of which are known as molly or ecstasy, they commonly feel very happy, extroverted, and particularly interested in physical touch. A group of scientists recently wondered whether this drug might have a similar effect on other species — specifically, octopuses, which are seemingly as different from humans as an animal can be. The results of their experiment, in which seven octopuses took MDMA, were "unbelievable."
Video. A Hanime, if you will.