Tiger Tries To Lick Squatting Man Despite Glass Barrier

A hungry tiger possibly dreaming of a tasty snack licked a man’s back through the glass of its enclosure.

The man named Mr Kong found himself immersed in an extraordinary experience at the tiger enclosure In a recent visit to the zoo in Zhengzhou, Henan.

Curiosity got the better of him when a friend mentioned that turning your back to a tiger might attract its attention.

Mr. Kong stood in front of the tiger enclosure, he decided to put this theory to the test.


He cautiously turned his back to the magnificent creature and squatted down, anticipating what might happen.

Seconds turned into minutes, and just when he was starting to doubt his friend’s advice, something unexpected occurred.

The tiger approached the glass barrier, seemingly intrigued by his unconventional behaviour.

The majestic feline then began licking the glass, as if trying to establish a get a flavour for the human visitor.

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The encounter lasted for several minutes, during which Mr. Kong and the tiger engaged in their unique interaction, separated only by the transparent barrier.

The video was posted on Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok.

Douyin user ‘Mozzarella’ said: “The tiger thinks the man looks like ham.”

Then user ‘Hua Hua’ commented: “The tiger wants to taste it.”

And ‘Quiet Years’ added: “What a big piece of meat!”

A tiger licks a tourist through the glass at a zoo in Zhengzhou, Henan, China, undated. The video posted on Douyin the Chinese version of TikTok. (enjoy0005/AsiaWire)

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