For 13 Years, This Lion Lived In Captivity. Now Watch His Reaction When He Is Finally Freed!

Will, the lion spent his whole life in captivity. He was born in circus and whipped and beaten into obedience, his teeth were filed and his claws clipped.  After 13 long years of performing, this wildlife sanctuary finally rescued him and offered him a bit more that a tiny cage, it gave him the opportunity to feel the grass under his paws for the very first time. Will’s reaction to it will make you smile and cry at the same time.

The emotional video quickly went viral after National Geographic picked up the story. Thousands of people shared a story of how things we take for granted sometimes mean so much and it truly is one worth sharing.

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