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Pictured:  The squirrel praying.<br />
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This 'adorable' rodent loves food so much that it looks as though it is giving thanks for its next feast.  The European ground squirrels are an endangered breed but they all appear delighted with nature's unlimited edible offerings. <br />
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They scurry, leap and even fight each other for the feast of oats, poppy seeds and berries, as they bulk up their fat reserves for the winter.  The hungry critters even tried to steal a slice of bread from wildlife photographer Henrik Spranz, who captured the images from eight metres away.<br />
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The full time senior software developer takes photos in his free time and visited the peaceful meadow near Vienna, Austria, with his girlfriend.  SEE OUR COPY FOR DETAILS.<br />
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Please byline: Henrik Spranz/Solent News<br />
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