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Squirrel invades pitch

Updated 1255 GMT (2055 HKT) December 23, 2013
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There are an estimated two million grey squirrels in the United Kingdon, but just one was at Loftus Road for QPR's matcg against Leicester City on Saturday. Paul Gilham/Getty Images
The squirrel was eventually removed from the pitch and he was soon joined by Joey Barton, who received a red card after being booked twice in a minute. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
Squirrels seem to have a liking for English football as one also entered the field of play at Highbury in 2006 during a Champions League clash between Arsenal and Villarreal. ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images
A cat hit the headlines after invading the pitch during Liverpool's game against Tottenham in February 2012. ANDREW YATES/AFP/Getty Images
This bird had a close view of the 0-0 draw between England and Algeria in the 2010 World Cup. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images