Mountain Lion Chained To Circus Truck His Entire Life Takes First Free Steps After Harrowing Rescue


Mufasa the mountain lion was just a baby when he was torn from the wild to be bought and sold on the exotic pet trade. As a result, he has spent the last 20-years of his life chained to the back of an illegal Peruvian circus truck, as he was carted from town to town and forced to perform.Mufasa is one of many poorly treated circus animals rescued by ADI, including birds, monkeys, lions, bears and a tiger. ADI isn’t done yet; they remain busy rescuing as many circus animals as possible.Watch Mufasa take his first unchained steps of freedom in this heartwarming video: