Needless to say the little guy didn’t make it. The tourists are described as two French-speaking men, wearing only cowboy hats and boxer shorts. The stunt was obviously intended to be funny, but provoked outrage from onlookers, who were as surprised at the men’s actions as was the hapless squirrel, who was friendly and accustomed to humans.
On January 9, 1993, Jean-Claude Romand, weighed down by his own deception, murdered his wife, children, parents, and dog. Romand had lied about finishing medical school, being a humanitarian doctor, and having cancer.