A squirrel clings to the back of Brian Genest Saturday at John Chestnut Park near Tampa, Florida. Genest, 17, of Auburn, Maine, said the flash and noises from his camera phone scared the animal, which climbed under the teen's shirt and hung onto his back.
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A squirrel clings to the back of Brian Genest Saturday at John Chestnut Park near Tampa, Florida. Genest, 17, of Auburn, Maine, said the flash and noises from his camera phone scared the animal, which climbed under the teen's shirt and hung onto his back. "He was just in that spot where my arm can't reach him," Genest said. "I threw myself on the ground and that scared him off."

Squirrel goes nuts on Maine teenager taking selfie

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AUBURN, Maine — A photo op with a squirrel that went awry has left a teenager flustered but unhurt.

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