The young ape, named Batis, was taken in by a man after being found on the edge of a forest in Borneo, Indonesia, and later shut away in a "dirty" wooden cage . “It is time to stop keeping wild animals captive, [they] should stay in the forest. The ape has now been placed in an eight-week quarantine, but it is hoped he will soon join other orangutans at the IAR Indonesia's Orangutan Rescue and Conservation Centre in Sungai Awan, Ketapang. Joanna is a journalist at Tyla with a particular interest in highlighting women's issues and telling inspiring first person stories. "In addition to threatening the preservation of wildlife, irresponsible behaviour like this also risks endangering humans with diseases that may be carried by wildlife. The six month old creature was later filmed happily gulping down fluids and food - and is now reported to be in good health. “People who find or see orangu- tans and other wildlife where they don’t belong should report it to the authorities.”. Budi is a baby orangutan that has been rescued by International Animal Rescue in Indonesia. Budi is a baby orangutan that has been rescued by International Animal Rescue in Indonesia.For the first year of his life Budi was kept in a chicken cage and fed on nothing but condensed milk which was slowly killing him. A baby orangutan clutches the bars of his tiny, filthy cage as rescuers prepare to free him. Last updated 2:20 PM, Friday April 24 2020 GMT+1. He was fed white rice, papaya and sugar cane. Shocked saviours from Interna- tional Animal Rescue said Batis was not let out of his 80cm by 50cm wooden prison for three months. You can unsubscribe at any time. Four-month-old Gatot, a baby orangutan who was rescued after losing his mother, cries on his first day at rehabilitation school and clings to a young female orangutan for comfort. Our. If this isn't a stark reminder to leave animals be, we don't know what is. @media (max-width:767px){.css-4n1las{display:none;}}More Like This@media (min-width:768px){.css-1s8mc50{display:none;}}More Like This. Although Batis has now been placed in an eight-week quarantine, it is hoped he will join other oran- gutans at the IAR Indonesia’s Oran- gutan Rescue and Conservation Centre in Sungai Awan, Ketapang. This video shows vet Karmele feeding Budi from a bottle and vet Jaclyn weighing him.Our team of experts are working around the clock to monitor and treat Budi. The six-month-old great ape was held captive by a man who claimed he found him alone on the edge of the forest in Borneo, Indonesia. 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Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. He has a very long way to go on the road to recovery and we are appealing for donations towards his treatment and care. The orangutan was rescued from a hamlet in Hulu Sungai District, Ketapang Regency, on 17th April. The little male orangutan had been kept for the past three months by a man named Bumeng, Members of the Natural Resources Conservation Centre (BKSDA) in Ketapang, West Borneo, together with a team from the Indonesian arm of International Animal Rescue (IAR) rescued Batis, Subscribe to Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror newspapers, Starving dogs hours from death flown to UK with coronavirus supplies for new life, Tiger King husband Dillon Passage admits he feels sorry for Carole Baskin, Escaped bull charges at mum and newborn baby in heart-stopping footage, Bride rages wedding dress looks 'nothing like order' before realising mortifying mistake, A bride's Facebook post has gone viral after she lashed out at a wedding shop for the dress they had sent her for the big day - only for staff to hilariously point out her error, Downing St press conference today at 5pm - held by Alok Sharma and not Boris Johnson, It comes as chaos and infighting swamped Downing Street in the wake of the resignation of Director of Communications Lee Cain, Mum with no DIY experience transforms three-bed semi into dream home in two years, Lyndsey Gynane, from Liverpool, has been sharing her home renovation journey on Instagram since the beginning. A baby orangutan clutches the bars of his tiny, filthy cage as rescuers prepare to free him. IAR Indonesia programme director, Karmele Sanchez said: “The keeping of wild animals as pets should no longer happen. The cage Batis was shut in was only 80cm by 50cm, and he wasn't let out for a whole 12 weeks. He was showing signs of severe malnutrition and screaming in pain every time he was moved by the vets. 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Devastatingly, as rescuers came across him in the cage and took him in to safety, the little orangutan can be seen wailing, and clinging on to the animal rescuers for dear life. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. On arrival at IAR's orangutan rescue centre Budi's condition was extremely critical, and he was too frail to move or sit up on his own. "People who find or see orangutans and other wildlife in a place where they don't belong should immediately report it to the authorities.". A baby orangutan was filmed crying as it was let free from its cage after three months in captivity. 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Batis was rescued from a hamlet in Hulu Sungai District on April 17. "It is time to stop keeping wild animals captive, both orangutans and other animals that should remain in the forest. While the man in question claims he thought he was rescuing the animal, as it had been alone without its mother for a matter of hours, the conditions in which he housed it were an even bleaker picture. An orphaned baby orangutan found crying like a baby and alone in a rainforest in Borneo has been rescued. She's also their resident foodie, and loves covering exciting new beauty launches, too. Six-month-old Batis was held captive by a man who claimed he found him alone on the edge of the forest in Borneo, Indonesia, but he was stuck in a wooden prison for three months, Our free email newsletter sends you the biggest headlines from news, sport and showbiz.