Panther pounces at unsuspecting man, licks his face

Video out of a wild animal refuge center in Mexico shows a black panther sneaking up to an unsuspecting man with his back to it and pouncing on him.

But instead of taking a bite out of the man, the panther-- named Kal El-- playfully licks his face.

The man, owner of Black Jaguar White Tiger sanctuary, plants several kisses on the large cat. .

The video has been viewed on social media more than eight million times since it was uploaded on Monday morning.

A co-worker of the man posted the clip.