Are Raju The Elephant's Tears Of Joy The Real Deal?
The elephant had reportedly been held captive by a drug dealer in India before he was freed by wildlife charity group Wildlife SOS UK on Thursday.By Danny Matteson | July 7, 2014
Elephants are well known for their intelligence and excellent memories, but here’s another trait that may surprise you — they apparently also cry in emotional situations. (Via Getty Images)
Take this story for example. According to the Daily Mail an elephant held for decades in painful, spiked chains reportedly teared up after being freed from captivity.
"After 50 years of being abused and held in chains, Raju the elephant cried tears of joy when he was rescued by a wildlife charity." (Via Al Jazeera)