This is a video of an adult female serval playing with a feather on stick. I was holding the stick! The object between me and her is her home, an igloo shelter. She lives outside in Oklahoma. It is hot, very hot in the summer. Not that that would concern her as she is an African medium-sized wiild cat species. Her name is Serena. She is semi-domesticated and at one time lived with a woman who relinquished her to A1 Savannahs, where the video was filmed. She lived in an enclosure about 20 x 60 feet; fully enclosed on all sides including a roof.
It was filmed about 4-5 years ago I had decided not to publish it but having seen it again I think it does let people get a feeling for what this wild cat species is like. It also shows how similar the serval can be to the domestic cat under certain situations but make no doubt they are wild cats and behave like it – much stronger too.
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