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"Gone Nutty": The Futility of Greed

The animated short Gone Nutty opens with Scrat, a neurotic prehistoric squirrel, storing up one last acorn before the Ice Age arrives. From all appearances Scrat has been very busy. As he carries this last acorn to his lair, an old hollow tree, we get a peek at his vast treasure-trove of nuts, which completely fills the inner cavity of the tree. Scrat lugs the acorn to the top of the tree, and tries to force it ...

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