Mesmerising isn't it? There's something so relaxing about watching a squirrel chomping away over and over again, forever.
This is just one of the many critters that inhabits Galdovia and many of them lead very repetitive lives, but they don't mind. They find something comforting in the familiar, even if it is familiar frequently as in the case of old 'scoff chops' here.
If he reminds you of an old Christmas nutcracker toy soldier, then top marks to you. For those of you dribbling and scratching your head in bemusement, a diagram is in order....
Essentially a wooden toy for cracking walnuts shells and releasing the tasteless walnutty goodness within.
As good a starting inspiration as any, no?