John Lewis Christmas advert disappointment

The John Lewis Christmas 2016 advert features a grey squirrel
The John Lewis Christmas 2016 advert features a grey squirrel

Most people will, by now, have seen the John Lewis Christmas advert. How could you have avoided the touching excitement of Buster the Boxer as he looks forward to Christmas Day and being allowed out to the trampoline? He had to endure watching a plethora of other British native animals enjoying themselves on it.

 

Why no Red Squirrel instead in the John Lewis advert?
Why no Red Squirrel instead in the John Lewis advert?

Except they are not all British native species. What a blunder by John Lewis to include the invasive grey squirrel, disastrously introduced from North America, as one of the trampolining beasts rather than our wonderful indigenous Red Squirrel!

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