Tsk - some people are so jumpy nowadays. Just take a look at the video above, in which passers-by in the US are pranked by Freaky the Scary Snowman.

We mean, come on: it's obvious it's someone in a costume, rather than a real snowman. Quite apart from anything else, it's not even been snowing. Frankly, we think the world's most easily startled man has some competition among this little lot.

Desperate to pull some pranks of your own this Christmas? Take your pick from these...

And if you're yearning to watch more prank videos, be our guest...

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