Circus lion feels grass for the first time in 13 years – With Video

New Delhi, Feb 23, 2020-

There is nothing worse than a life led in captivity. None can feel it more than the born-free who is always suppose to live free.

A video on social media showing the expression of a lion when he touched green grass and the soil for the first time in 13 years has left netizens teary-eyed.

The 27-second video was shared by IFS officer Susanta Nanda on Twitter with the caption: “The feeling of the lion on touching the soil for the 1st time in 13 years after being rescued from a circus.”

In the video, one can see the lion rubbing his paws against the soil before finally realising that he is free as he rolls on the grass to enjoy freedom.


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The video of the circus lion rescued after spending most of his life in a cage has gone viral.

Netizens left no chance to react and flooded the social media. A user wrote: “Humans are an example why evolution is the worst thing.” Another wrote, “Just look at the joy.”

A post read, “Heart wrenching. Circuses and zoos.””So heartbreaking….. How selfish humans are??? They deprive these marvellous animals from being in their homes….” asked one user.  (Agency)

https://twitter.com/susantananda3/status/1230829309826174976

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