Christian the Lion

This truly amazing video is a bit of a tearjerker, but in a good way!

The story of Christian the lion beggars believe - two friends who raised him had to release him into the wild after it became impractical to keep him in their flat any longer. They decided to go out to Africa and find him - and what happens is truly unbelievable!

Get the tissues at the ready and let us know what you think of Christian's story below...

Comments (6)

  • deefer1

    Monday, 21 March 2011 15:38

    this would bring a tear to glass eye! just shows how animals have the capacity to actually love another species.Terrific.

  • Dana

    Monday, 21 March 2011 10:44

    SOooooo beautiful!

  • steve

    Friday, 18 March 2011 18:00

    it's good with whitney hustons i will always love you the music is timed very well

  • lisa

    Thursday, 17 March 2011 19:02

    I've seen this before and I cried that time, its so lovely to think that this wild animal remembers his owners and behaves just like an overgrown domestic cat with so much love

  • Wendy

    Wednesday, 16 March 2011 21:14

    This is the second time i've seen this clip and i was so pleased that they did find Christian the Lion and he remember them and not try to kill them as it could easily have turn bad. It was great to se them play together and Christian and his mate with him, lovely..

  • Tracy

    Wednesday, 16 March 2011 14:39

    I've seen this clip before and it never fails to bring a tear to my eyes, its just beautiful. Animals never really forget.

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