A truly adorable story.
Posted on July 26, 2018, at 9:33 a.m. ET
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He's named after painter Vincent Van Gogh because he's missing a part of his ear.
Calmusky told BuzzFeed News that Van Gogh stood out from the crowd of the other critters because of his friendly nature.
Calmusky initially created an Instagram for Van Gogh because she wanted to avoid spamming her friends on her personal channels with all the chipmunk videos.
"If I’m outside, he’ll typically show up mid-morning, and will usually be back and forth from his burrow and to me, throughout the entire day until the sun begins to set," she said.
"But feel it’s important that I allow him to remain as wild as possible in terms of fending for himself," she said.
"When he started gaining more and more followers, I was super happy to see that so many people were falling in love with him like I did! It’s been a really cool experience meeting other chipmunk/animal lovers from around the globe," she said.
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