Video Of The Week - Talented Five-Year Old "Hypnotizes" Animals


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When Ying Ying walked up on the stage at a recent audition for the Amazing Chinese Show, the judges were not sure what to expect. After all, she is just five-years-old. So you can only imagine their surprise when the poised girl began showcasing her unique "hypnotizing" skills on some unsuspecting animals.

The audience watched in awe as Ying Ying systematically put a lizard, dog, frog, chicken, and rabbit, to sleep with her soothing touch and voice. Though the chicken was fussy, and the frog and dog did need additional cajoling, by the time she was done, all the animals were sleeping soundly! Of course like every good hypnotist, Ying Ying knew exactly what to do to get them out of their trance.

Photo Credit: Screenshot/CCTV Facebook

Experts say that what Ying Ying is doing is not hypnotism, but a natural animal reflex. Called "tonic immobility" or "apparent death," it is a defense mechanism used by many species when they feel physically restrained. Ying Ying discovered her natural talent a year ago when she accidentally "hypnotized" a frog in her kindergarten class. She has not stopped since!


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  • wolfy_blue
    wolfy_blueThursday, March 25, 2021 at 7:48 am
    I dont know what to say.. but its cool
    • kittylover111
      kittylover111Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 2:23 am
      jeez! cool!
      • cupcakeme
        cupcakemeThursday, February 25, 2021 at 10:10 am
        she went to little big shots and her puppy is all grown up
        • sokeefe_forever
          sokeefe_foreverSunday, January 31, 2021 at 11:32 am
          That's actually pretty Interesting!
          • bsc
            bscSunday, January 31, 2021 at 7:12 am
            This is so cool!
            • therealsnakes
              therealsnakesWednesday, December 23, 2020 at 6:17 pm
              @spaceycat it.does look like they are dead p.s love your name
              • therealsnakes
                therealsnakesWednesday, December 23, 2020 at 10:10 am
                That is so cool
                • fox1568
                  fox1568Monday, September 21, 2020 at 11:25 am
                  • unicornpuppy10
                    unicornpuppy10Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 10:08 am
                    nooooooooo i can't see the video 😢😬😁
                    • spaceycat
                      spaceycatSaturday, June 13, 2020 at 8:54 pm
                      No offence but it looked like in the pictures the animals were dead 🐩🐔🐇🐊🐸
                      • seaqueen457
                        seaqueen457Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 9:36 am