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Never underestimate a tiger, no matter how fat.

It’s an enduring truth we’d all do well to remember โ€” and one that attendants atย a tiger enclosureย at the Siberian Tiger Park in China’s Heilongjiang province have learned all over again.

They scrambled a flying drone to catch the attention of some of the, let’s say,ย biggerbig cats and get them some exercise. Trouble is, the tigers managed to track down the drone and bat it out of the air.

Then, naturally, the Siberian tigers tried to eat it.

Happily, all of it wasย caught on film, which you can watch above, courtesy ofย China Central Television. From the dramatic chase to the quadcopter’s grim end … to the quadcopter’s revenge from beyond the grave, when it startled the tigers as it started smoking. Eventually, the staff retrieved it from the tigers’ big mitts.

Asย NPR’s Bill Chappell reported last year, this isn’t the only small victory tigers have recently racked up. In 2016, the World Wildlife Fund announced that for the first time in a century the population of tigers in the wild rose, getting a 20 percent boost in numbers since 2010.

That said,ย National Geographicย notes that Siberian tigersย remain endangered, threatened by poaching and loss of habitat.