Squirrel Steals GoPro Camera In Viral Video (Video)

| by Emily Smith

Amazing footage recently uploaded to YouTube features a squirrel snatching a GoPro camera and carrying it up a tree while the device records every move.

According to the user who uploaded the video, the camera was set up to lure the squirrel into taking the device.

“I attached a piece of bread to my GoPro, and a squirrel picked it up and carried it up a tree,” the user wrote. “After eating the bread, it swiftly discarded the GoPro.”

Since it was uploaded on November 9, the video has accumulated almost 3 million views. Captivated viewers have commented almost 500 times on the video.

“Go squirrel, be a hero!” one YouTube user commented, playing on the GoPro’s “Be A Hero” slogan.

Sources: The Blaze, Viral Viral Video / Photo Credit: Tree Hugger