Squirrel does the splits to reach berries by Geert Weggen (9 images)

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A fiery red squirrel perfectly performs a gymnastic split between two branches while it devours some tasty berries.

The wild forager looks like an acrobat as it balances in the split position and eats at the same time.

Professional photographer Geert Weggen, from Bispgarden, Sweden, perfectly captured this gymnastic moment.

He said: "I was waiting for the squirrels to come. Most of the time they only climb on one branch, but then it did the splits.
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