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Updated January 1st, 2024 at 13:23 IST

VIRAL: Over 20 lakh people watched an emotionally charged video of a bison crying - Deets inside

Viral: In the footage, a bison is shown standing alone in a wide space on a day that was obviously windy and cold. A tear fell when the animal closed its eyes.

Pritam Saha
Amazing Video: Bison sheds a tear
Amazing Video: Bison sheds a tear | Image:Instagram
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VIRAL: The internet is buzzing with activity over a moving video of a Bison shedding a tear. After being shared on Instagram just two days ago, the video, which was taken by American photographer Chris Henry, has received over two million views. Henry said he captured this scene in Northern Utah in the winter of 2022 while sharing the video.

In the footage, a Bison is shown standing alone in a wide space on a day that was obviously windy and cold. A tear fell when the animal closed its eyes. The video has sparked a broad response from internet users and is currently doing the rounds on social media. Many claimed that the bison was crying over the harm that humanity has done to the natural world. An Instagram user wrote, "God created beautiful things, on the other hand, we are destroying them."

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Bison Incredible Video- WATCH

Similar to most other animals, Bisons have physiological systems in place to maintain moisture in their eyes. They create tears that perform the functions of tears normally produced by animals, which include moisturizing the eye, clearing away irritations, and warding off infections. But this natural physiological reaction should not be mistaken for sobbing that stems from grief or mental anguish. To fully comprehend the complexities of bison emotions, more research is required.

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Published January 1st, 2024 at 13:23 IST

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