Squirrel selfie gone wrong

, Posted in U.S. & World News, Entertainment, Posted: Fri, May 2 2014 at 8:25 AM, Updated: Fri, May 2 2014 at 9:32 PM

Auburn, Maine -- (NECN) 17-year-old Brian Genest is back home in Auburn, Maine after photos from his family vacation in Florida went viral.

Genest was on a nature trail when he saw what looked like a friendly squirrel. He got closer and took a selfie with the furry little guy.

Moments later, the squirrel made it clear he wasn't happy with the selfie and he attacked Genest, jumping on his back and crawling under his shirt.

"Right after that I was just flailing around like crazy. He was under my shirt and I could feel his claws, it was a little freaky," Genest recalled.

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