Video of The Week — Meet Serabie, A Lioness Who Loves To Play Fetch!

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Serabie loves to play fetch (Photo Credit: YouTube/screen capture)

While a wild cat chasing down prey sounds perfectly reasonable, one who sprints to fetch sticks might seem a little bizarre. However, that is precisely what Serabie, a rescued adult lioness at the Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in South Africa’s Limpopo province, loves to do.

In the recently released video, the beautiful lioness’s keeper is seen tossing sticks over the fence for Serabie to retrieve. To the utter bewilderment of her male counterparts, Tau and Raka, the majestic animal chases down each one with a ferocity the cats usually reserve for hunting. In one instance, Serabie even climbs up a seemingly fragile tree to claim the precious twig. While there is no information on how the wild cat acquired her fetching skills or how her keeper stumbled upon them, she is better at it than most dogs.

Resources: ksl.com, abcnews.com.

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  • cina-oreo
    cina-oreoThursday, January 21, 2021 at 8:17 am
    Wow, she is really cute!
    • coolkid77
      coolkid77Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 1:54 pm
      watching her climb the tree was so funny😂
      • trey246
        trey246Monday, November 30, 2020 at 11:03 am
        I like dogs better
        • kaylyns
          kaylynsTuesday, November 24, 2020 at 7:07 am
          My cat loves fetch as well!!!😹
          • max-life
            max-lifeTuesday, November 10, 2020 at 12:55 pm
            She is a mix of animals😻
            • delaneywh
              delaneywhSaturday, October 31, 2020 at 4:15 pm
              CUTE
              • rip_rora
                rip_roraThursday, October 29, 2020 at 11:18 pm
                I wish I could play with the lion like he can!
                • l-wolfy
                  l-wolfySaturday, September 26, 2020 at 5:09 pm
                  Is he half dog 🐶?
                  • dygeweze-160029736229
                    dygeweze-160029736229Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 9:07 am
                    Soooo Cute
                    • fox1568
                      fox1568Monday, September 21, 2020 at 9:56 am
                      soo cool