Hilarious video of a mongoose pup and a hornbill goofing around

Hilarious video of a mongoose pup and a hornbill goofing around

A video has surfaced of a group of mongoose pups wrestling in the Sabi Sands game reserve.

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Their play in interrupted by a curious hornbill who takes a closer look, a hilarious interaction between the hornbill and a mongoose pup ensues.

According to National Geographic: “While hornbills have a mutualistic hunting relationship with adult mongooses, they have also been known to eat vertebrates the size of these pups.”

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This just goes to show that the instincts of the mongoose pup were right to react the way it did.

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However, in this case the mongoose may have been trying to lure the hornbill into a game, according to experts when a mogoose lies on its back it is not necessarily trying to play dead as the action is also an invitation to wrestle.

The funny video has already amassed over 5 million views on Facebook since it was posted.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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