A gang of gallus squirrels are concentrating on an Edinburgh dwelling to steal peanuts.
Six of the grasping rodents have turn out to be accustomed to being fed by neighbours in Edinburgh day-after-day.
However with the household away, they’ve teamed as much as climb by means of an open window and steal peanuts from the desk of Flora Zotowska, 28, who has been staying in her uncle’s home whereas he’s in hospital.
Flora, who’s from Seville, Spain, however got here to Edinburgh in August, discovered the critters feasting on nuts at her desk when she stepped away from it for a second, after they received in by means of an open window.
She stated: “Usually the neighbours feed the squirrels however they’ve gone away and I am taking care of them.
“They introduced me a bag of peanuts and stated ‘do you thoughts feeding the squirrels’.
“They bounce on the window and anticipate infinite peanuts.
“I now know ‘that is the chubby one, that is the one with the lovable nostril’, there are about 5 or 6.
“They’re actually tame.
“I had my window open and got here again and located a bottle of water on the ground, they usually had simply helped themselves to peanuts.
“Usually I am at my desk learning and the squirrels will get on the peanuts, for those who feed them they’re superb.
“All my pals in Spain are saying ‘we want we had squirrels within the backyard’ – that is the spotlight of coming right here.
“Subsequent door have been feeding them day-after-day so they’re within the behavior of it, they arrive anticipating meals.”
She is hoping to turn out to be a instructor in Spain and is learning whereas within the UK.
Flora added: “It’s fairly chilled out, generally I feel I may very well be extra productive.
“My uncle has stated ‘you might be turning the home right into a zoo’, he loves the banter with the squirrels.”