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London’s Urban Wildlife Carry the Olympic Torch in ‘Olympic Vermin’ Spoof

Posted on the 24 August 2012 by Periscope @periscopepost
This squirrel's got a biscuit, not an Olympic Torch, but you get the idea. This squirrel’s got a biscuit, not an Olympic Torch, but you get the idea.

Olympic dreams can come true, even if you’re an animated squirrel.

In this animated spoof from Amaël Isnard and Leo Bridle at London’s Beakus studio, London’s synanthropic denizens – rats, squirrels, pigeons, and more – catch the Olympic spirit and carry the flame from a be-littered green space all the way to the Olympic Park. Inspiring.

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