20/04/2012 07:50 BST | Updated 20/04/2012 07:52 BST

Boy Chased By Hungry Chickens (VIDEO)

We're not certain what breed of chickens these pesky peckers are, but one thing's for sure: they want this kid's bag of food and they want it now.

Swarming about the dirt like snakes in Raiders Of The Lost Ark or birds in, um, Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds, it's almost nightmarish the way they chase after him.

And though it's fun to laugh at all this, it does make you wonder - if his father is recording the footage, and he can see his son's distressed, why doesn't he stop a little sooner?

Ah well, you can't always explain away the magic used in making viral videos, now can you?

Oh, and as we're talking birds here, here are some videos of ducks being cute - they way ducks often are, to be fair.