Squirrel store fungi for the winter by Michael Quinton/Minden Pictures (4 images)

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A hungry squirrel partakes in a spot of mushroom picking - even appearing to fly through the air as it forages for a variety of different fungi.

The male red squirrel hunted around its territory in a black spruce forest before gathering up the very best mushrooms between its teeth.

At one point he was seen carrying a Cortinarius traganus mushroom in his mouth as he jumped about two and a half feet in the air.
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