World class speed eater Kobayashi may have met his match in his latest rival, an adorable hamster.
Kobayashi has the distinct advantage of opposable thumbs but in the end that is not enough to best the furry eating machine, who crushes 11 "hot dogs" made of grapes, dates and carrots.
GALLERY: NATHAN'S HOT DOG-EATING CONTEST
2008 Hot Dog Eating Contest
- Brendan Maloy