When New York's Pizza Rat became a viral star in 2015, Colorado found its own carb-loving mammal: The Pizza Squirrel.

The majestic creature was found outside of a house in Lakewood, clutching a pizza while bathing in the warm sun.

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Even Boulder had its own version of New York's famous pizza rat.

But we haven't seen or heard anything about Colorado's Pizza Squirrel for almost two years.

Until Monday morning.

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Could this be...our pizza squirrel? The squirrel was frantically running around in an apartment complex in Glendale, with a piece of sandwich bread about the size of the squirrel itself.

It then climbed high into the trees to protect its prized possession from the other squirrels.