“My Ancestors Would Make Me an Example”: Man Using a Stick Takes 3 Lions for a Walk

“My Ancestors Would Make Me an Example”: Man Using a Stick Takes 3 Lions for a Walk

  • A man shared a video of himself armed with a stick and taking three lions for a stroll
  • While it is not his first time walking with lions, the man previously shared that he used the stick for his protection
  • Stunned social media users filled the video's comment section with wonder, confusion and fear
Man using a stick takes three lions for a walk in South Africa.
A man casually took three lions for a walk. Images: @aroundtheworldwithtony
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Showing no fear, a man captured himself taking a stroll with three lions.

Tony, who uses the handle @aroundtheworldwithtony on TikTok, uploaded a video of his walk with three of South Africa's big cats to his account. In the clip, Tony shows the cameraperson a thumbs-up as he holds a stick and walks behind three lions on a dirt road.

While Tony did not disclose in the video why he used a stick, in a previous video with lions, the avid traveller stated that he used the stick to protect himself against them.

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Watch the video of Tony walking with the lions in Mzansi below:

Social media users show their apprehension

While walking with lions may seem fantastic on paper, online community members shared their fears after witnessing Tony's encounter with the animals.

Bewildered, @millylee77 wrote:

"If these are legit wild lions and not ones that they raised, how is this possible? I am so confused."

@tiisetsocynthiamo, who was also in the country, commented:

"I'm in South Africa and would never try this. My ancestors would make me an example."

@rebeccaarnoldy shared with netizens:

"They are easier to walk than my dog and better behaved."

@irmaburgos3 shared what they thought made the lions so calm:

"The secret is the stick! I'm sure."

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In a similar story, YEN.com.gh reported about a lady whose birthday was supposed to be filled with joy, laughter, and adventure.

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The woman, who goes by the TikTok handle @refiilwe.e, uploaded the clip on the video-sharing platform and shared that she went on a safari for her special day until she witnessed a terrifying encounter where a lion attacked a car.

Social media users were astonished by the lady's video and flooded the comments section with their thoughts.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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