First they send one as a scout, then they send many to invade. "Pete" the purple squirrel has the people of Stubbington, Hants right where he wants them. This purple squirrel showed up and danced about, alluring the villagers with his shiny purple coat. There is no explanation for how he came to be this way, so it's safe to assume he's either an alien or a mutant. KILL IT WITH FIRE before, oops, too late... aw, he's so cute. Can we keep him? [Telegraph]