This Man Was Taking a Nap Under a Tree When a Fearsome Wild Cat Appeared

Known for their incredible speed and hunting abilities, cheetahs are one of the animal kingdom's most terrifying cats. What this one did might surprise you...

A Little Cat Nap...?

A Little Cat Nap...?

Dolph Volker, an animal advocate and zoology specialist, was at the Cheetah Experience, a conservation space in South Africa where cheetahs have total protection and can grow and live without attacks or threats from humans. While this gigantic feline grew up on the land and has probably learned over time not to see humans as a threat, it's still shocking that it responds to Volker so warmly, showing a level of friendship and affection we hardly ever see from big wild cats.

Watch the video for yourself below (and prepare to go "aww!").