I always knew elephants were emotional, but it seems the "king of the forest" is quite a softie himself.
Watch how this African lion, named Jupiter, reacts when Ana Julia Torres, his rescuer, visits him at an animal sanctuary in Cali, Colombia. Torres had rescued Jupiter years earlier -- the animal was found abused and malnourished in a traveling circus -- and nursed him back to health.
This video is a few years old so maybe you've already seen it, but my friends just starting passing it around Facebook and it's truly amazing (and worth seeing again).
The love the lion has for his rescuer is ... well ... just see for yourself: