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.


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  • dudey
    dudeySunday, April 18, 2021 at 9:28 am
    wicked. I want a lion 😕
    • pineapple_girl6
      pineapple_girl6Friday, March 12, 2021 at 10:22 am
      • pineapple_girl6
        pineapple_girl6Friday, March 12, 2021 at 10:20 am
        i LOVE lions
        • jel
          jelSunday, January 31, 2021 at 7:31 am
          I wonder how they found that out like did they just find a lion In the jungle and decided to start trying to play fetch with the lion cause if they did they were lucky that The people didn't get hurt
          • jel
            jelMonday, January 25, 2021 at 1:12 pm
            Omg a lion who fetches like a dog!!!!
            • kittylover111
              kittylover111Thursday, 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😻