10 Viral Videos Where Animals Show Human Emotions

Pet lovers will swear that their pets feel human emotions, while naysayers argue that humans are the only creatures to feel emotion. But modern day scientific research has evidence that animals feel a vast range of emotions, including joy, compassion, resentment, shame, fear, embarrassment, jealousy, grief, anger and more.

Here are 10 of the best viral videos where animals and pets displayed human emotions.

1. Christian the lion and his owners John Rendall and Anthony ‘Ace’ Bourke were reunited after years apart. The pair owned him as a cub before giving him to George Adamson, known as the “lion man” in Kenya where he lived the rest of his life. The reunion was amazing.

2. Koko the gorilla (pictured above), the famous silverback with a penchant for sign language and kittens, met the late Robin Williams a decade before he died and even mourned his death.

3. A hedgehog shows pure joy when he gets a massage.