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African Wildcat Spotted Hitching A Ride On The Back Of Rhino And Buffalo

by : UNILAD on : 28 Jul 2015 16:11
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And now for some news from the animal kingdom: In South Africa a genet has been seen riding on the backs of a rhino and buffalo, in separate incidents caught on camera.

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The genet in question is nicknamed Genet Jackson, and was spotted by Wildlife ACT at a game reserve. This kind of behaviour has never been seen before, and is considered a world-first.

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The conservationists believe the wildcat might be using the animals as a vantage point while hunting. Genets are small spotted cats that usually live in trees, hunting insects, birds, frogs and rodents.

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To be honest, I’m more worried about the massive green laser beams coming out of its eyes.

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    African wildcat caught on camera riding on the back of rhino in rare footage