Perfect weather makes a glorious morning and the Garden is all set to receive guests.
Dressed in a three stripe suit the first guest gives a quick look all around and heads straight for the table.
After a swift jump on the chair and then onto the table the uninvited guest does not realize it has been spotted.
Sniffing around it assesses the goodies .
The enchanting thief is caught with its head in the sugar till.
The Three Striped Squirrel ( English) , Gilheri ( Hindi), Funambulus Palmarum ( Scientific) is native to India and well adapted to modern life.
Lord Ram , the hero of the Indian epic Ramayan is said to have blessed this sweet chipmunk which helped his army in making the bridge across the Ocean to Lanka.
Mythology claims the three white stripes on the back of the squirrel are said to the be marks left by the fingers of the Lord Ram.
Do watch out for the rarer five striped squirrel.