It seems it was only yesterday when Bogart, the tiny burrito-loving hamster from the YouTube video “Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos,” won our hearts with his voracious appetite for burritos and his adorable penchant for fine dining. The burrito-loving Internet star is back on the dining scene in a new video, and this time there aren't any white tablecloths, doting chefs or classical music to accompany him.
In “Tiny Hamster vs. Kobayashi,” Bogart takes his eating skills to the next level and faces off against — you guessed it — six-time Guinness Record holder and hot dog eating champion Takeru Kobayashi, who once ate 110 hot dogs in 10 minutes at the New York State Fair.
Released this morning by HelloDenizen, the Youtube channel of a local ad agency that's mastered the art of making viral videos with cute animals performing even cuter tasks (“Angry Dogs in Cute Costumes,” “Tiny Birthday for A Tiny Hedgehog”), the video proves Bogart's not just another one-hit Youtube sensation — he might actually have the chops to nibble his way through the tough competition.
The final score? Tiny Hamster: 1. Kobayashi: 0.
No word yet on what Bogart will eat next — but something tells us he won't be able to top Kobayashi's record of eating 57 cow brains in 15 minutes.