14 Jun '17, 12am

Orangutan Who Was Kept Chained in a Crate is Now Making Friends in the Forest #care2

Orangutan Who Was Kept Chained in a Crate is Now Making Friends in the Forest #care2

Rescuers are celebrating some amazing progress for Amy, an orangutan who was recently rescued from a horrible and lonely life. Amy had been kept chained by the neck inside a dark crate that had been covered in sheets of metal, leaving her with nothing of the world outside, and little comfort inside other than a rag she was clutching when rescuers arrived. In March, International Animal Rescue (IAR) was alerted about her plight by a local group and quickly mobilized a team to save her. Her living conditions took a toll on her both physically and mentally, but she was taken to IAR’s orangutan rescue center where caretakers provided her with everything she needed to start recovering. She was kept in quarantine at first, where her rescuers said she spent the first few days in her enclosure sitting in a hammock and staring vacantly into space, but she started showing signs of i...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/orangutan-who-was-kept-chaine...

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