Chipmunk Fight!Sept. 19, 2010


No little animal is as sweet as the eastern chipmunk . . .
Chipmunk quality time at the corncob

. . . unless another bull chipmunk comes along.
Chipmunk 2 sneaks into view

Incisors bared, the first chipmunk is ready to defend more than he could carry away.
Chipmunk whirl and attack

After several scuffles around the corncob, one of the two chipmunks jumped to freedom.
Chipmunk maneuvers

I'm happy to report that they both survived . . . this time.

Photo note: I used a Pentax K20D, with the SMC-DA 55-300mm lens, at low light (i.e., photos were taken at 1/30th of a second).  

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