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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

daring rescue

‘The team were astounded to see tears roll down his face during the rescue. It was so incredibly emotional for all of us. We knew in our hearts he realised he was being freed.
‘Elephants are not only majestic, but they are highly intelligent animals, who have been proven to have feelings of grief, so we can only imagine what torture half a century has been like for him.
‘Until we stepped in he'd never known what it is like to walk free of his shackles – it's a truly pitiful case.
‘But today he knows what freedom is and he will learn what kindness feels like and what it's like to not suffer any more.’


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2682388/Incredible-sight-elephant-cried-Raju-held-chains-beaten-abused-fifty-years-day-released-tears-rolled-face.html#ixzz36zpJeuQW
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