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


Photo Credit: Screenshot/CCTV Facebook

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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  • NobodyWednesday, June 5, 2019 at 1:36 pm
    It looks like the bird is dead😢
    • EasySaturday, May 25, 2019 at 9:39 pm
      The animals r easy to hypnotize, u just lay them flat, rub them on their stomach, and they will calm down and ur basically just putting them to sleep with their eyes open.
      • hamsterSunday, May 5, 2019 at 7:35 am
        • AnimalLoverTuesday, April 30, 2019 at 5:53 am
          I feel bad for the animals!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
          • dragonfire16
            dragonfire16Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 12:55 pm
            Enyone can do that all you half to do is get the animal upside down and calm by rubbing its belly make shut it is not moving to much and all she did was get it to sleep
            • AnimalLoverMonday, March 11, 2019 at 6:07 pm
              The puppy Is the cutest
              • konan1456
                konan1456Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 6:12 pm
                Poor animals!
                • konan1456
                  konan1456Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 6:12 pm
                  Doesn’t that mean she could hypnotize us?
                  • rehems
                    rehemsFriday, May 17, 2019 at 8:25 am
                  • _______mn___Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 12:29 pm
                    this is cool. i did it and it does not harm the animal.
                    • monstergalaxy
                      monstergalaxySunday, February 3, 2019 at 1:04 pm
                      she cannot do this to poor little animals!