Catch of the season! During a rainstorm in southern China – Xiaolan Town, Zhongshan City of Guangdong Province, to be exact – local residents notice a small child loose on a high window ledge. Panic spreads, with some people desperately trying to line the tarmac with cardboard and some sort of leather pouffe.
Realising these are inadequate measures, two brave men – named by local media as Mr Li and Mr Hu – step up, with Mr Li nailing the catch when the kid finally plummets.
“Some people put down cardboard to avoid serious injuries to the baby if I fail to catch him,” the safe-handed Mr Li said. “I didn’t think too much at the time. I was just afraid of failing to catch him. It was nothing but human instinct.”
For a huge archive of viral videos, as well as all the latest TV and film trailers and the best TV, film and on-demand recommendations every day, check out our iPad app. Download it for free here.