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Viral Videos: Big Cats Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Pinata Snacks

by on May 07, 2013 5:28 PM

Sometimes it seems like we're all crashing the party and Cinco de Mayo is no exception. Lots of people celebrate, even if they don't know what they're celebrating. Same goes for the Lions, Tigers and Leopards at the Big Cat Rescue sanctuary in Florida. Watch what happens when you turn a large animal loose on a defenseless pinata.

In case you're wondering, Cinco de Mayo (which means "Fifth of May") celebrates Mexico's victory over French troops in 1862. Reno the Leopard's victory over the pinata is something to celebrate -- some 68,000 people have viewed the video so far. Remember, if you see a great video we want to share it with everyone. Email a link to

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