Squirrels have bitten to death a stray dog which was barking at them in a Russian park, local media report.
BBC News, Last Updated: Thursday, 1 December 2005, 18:14 GMT
Passers-by were too late to stop the attack by the black squirrels in a village in the far east, which reportedly lasted about a minute.
They are said to have scampered off at the sight of humans, some carrying pieces of flesh.
A pine cone shortage may have led the squirrels to seek other food sources, although scientists are sceptical.