Vitale was surprised to learn that so many were moved by the video, but he hopes it sends a message.
“With Dylan it was love at first sight, ever since it was born,” he told the newspaper Il Vibonese. “For us, it is a normal gesture to love Dylan, but we are happy to let you know his story. It is a way to sensitize people to the importance of respecting the animals.”
Here’s Vitale again, speaking with LaC TV (in Italian).