You would never see Alvin and the Chipmunks do anything this outrageous.
The American animated music trio may be Grammy Award winners but have always shown respect towards pushy paparazzi.
This gang of disrespectful striped rodents clearly had other ideas, however, after its ringleader launched an unprovoked attack on a cameraman.
Things turned ugly when the amateur wildlife photographer zoomed in for a chipmunk close-up only to be set upon by the angry animal.
The clip has racked up almost 200,000 hits on YouTube, with one user commenting: ‘At least he didn’t go for his nuts…’