This little girl is terrified by discovering her own shadow

When you’ve only recently arrived in the world, it can be a big scary place. And when you go walking in the sunshine, discovering there’s a strange flat creature attached to your feet who follows you everywhere … well, something seriously shady is going on there!

Aww! Baby is terrified of her own shadow

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But for some kids, seeing their shadow is downright terrifying.

Such was the case with Mike Jacobs’ daughter, who was captured on video going for a toddle in a parking lot. She seems a bit fussy at first, but as Jacobs alerts us, “Wait for it…” And it’s not long before fussy turns to screams and a tumble into the asphalt when she discovers she’s got her own traveling companion.

Little girl afraid of her own shadow
Mike Jacobs / Facebook

Fortunately, the little one is not alone; YouTube is full of similar moments of unexpected scares. If they could, we bet little ones would form a support group over this phenomenon. For now, all they can do is learn how to throw their own shade … at the shade.

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