Zookeeper Eduardo Serio was oblivious a creeping leopard was coming up behind him at big cat zoo Black Jaguar White Tiger. For once man’s best friend wasn’t a dog, it was a tiger. Animal handler Eduardo Serio was saved from a leopard attack when a tiger intervened in a video that has resurfaced since being posted on Reddit and gone viral with over six million views.

The hero tiger, named Aztlan, had been sitting in the shade behind its trusted handler before showing split second reactions.

Aztlan used incredible agility to catch Dharma and pin the leopard to the ground startling Eduardo.

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