A TikTok video featuring Sam Pepper and his dog has been viewed nearly 12 million times. In the video, the dog walks ahead of its owner, apparently spooked by something in the night. It turns out to be a lion cub, which causes the dog to run away. Pepper added a caption to the video saying his dog’s senses are better than his own. One commenter to the video suggested that the lion was just curious, while others wondered what the lion was doing there.
- One dog-owner/walker, Sam Pepper, got a big shock while walking his four-footed friend recently.
- The event was catalogued and shared on TikTok to the tune of more than 11 million views.
- The pet was acting spooked with good cause. A young female lion cub appeared on the path. As Pepper noted, “My dog’s senses are better than my own.”
“The animal then stops in his tracks and out of the darkness emerges a lion cub, causing the pet to scarper.”