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


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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  • aniyahTuesday, October 29, 2019 at 8:32 am
    cool book
    • am-olm1
      am-olm1Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 7:31 pm
      So cool and funny!
      • niha
        nihaFriday, October 18, 2019 at 9:49 am
        that was wonderful
        • griffendor9
          griffendor9Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 3:41 pm
        • yeahhh_dee
          yeahhh_deeFriday, October 11, 2019 at 11:15 am
          it was a good
          • niha
            nihaFriday, October 18, 2019 at 9:50 am
            you are wecome
          • jay2234
            jay2234Friday, October 11, 2019 at 11:11 am
            i like that
            • shelbygirls
              shelbygirlsMonday, September 30, 2019 at 11:40 am
              That’s adorable
              • 11Monday, September 16, 2019 at 10:27 am
                I did not know lions can play fetch.
                • nluna1474
                  nluna1474Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 6:27 pm
                  She even has th e name of Simba's mom
                  • becca7500
                    becca7500Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 4:28 pm
                    I love Lion King and have a Simba plush :)
                  • nluna1474
                    nluna1474Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 6:27 pm
                    Woah I love lions that's cool
                    • black nightFriday, August 23, 2019 at 8:35 am
                      that was cool