Serval sightings are rare in Balule as they prefer marshy areas with long grass. As part of its adaptation for hunting the serval boasts long legs (the longest of all cats, relative to body size) for jumping, which also help it achieve a top speed of 80 km/h and has large ears with acute hearing. Its long legs and neck allow the serval to see over tall grasses, while its ears are used to detect prey, even those burrowing underground. They have been known to dig into burrows in search of underground prey, and to leap 2 to 3 m into the air to grab birds in flight.
Well done Rulani for capturing this video!