WATCH: Circus Lion Steps on Grass for First Time

Had been in a cage his whole life

Will the lion had spent 13 years in a cage. (Wikimedia Commons)
Photo: Wikimedia Commons

A powerful video uploaded to YouTube last week shows a lion named Will experiencing the feeling of soil and grass beneath his feet for the first time.

Will had spent his whole life confined to a cage while performing with a Brazilian circus, according to National Geographic. Retiring from performances after 13 years in a cramped cage, Will’s reaction to the moment was priceless. Check out the heartbreaking video:

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