What some people don’t realize is when a wild animal is being put in domestic captivity it greatly affects their whole existence. Just like orangutans, they depend on their mothers’ love and guidance in their own habitat, not at anyone else’s home.
For almost two years, Joss, a young orphaned orangutan, has been held in captivity as a pet in the island of Borneo.
When she was rescued by a team of veterinary experts from the International Animal Rescue (IAR), the young primate was showing signs of disturbing behavior that she possibly developed while being raised in an unnatural way.
The video posted by the animal rescue organization on YouTube has already been viewed more than 200,000 times in just less than a week. It surely has captivated the hearts of so many people (no pun intended). They find it upsetting to see Joss constantly hugging herself because she did not experience that with her own mother. The video also shows the young orangutan banging her head against the wall and throwing her body onto the floor. The scene is just heartbreaking.
Joss was bought for $36 in Indonesia by a man who said that he felt that the baby orangutan needed help. The man’s name is Dahlan, who said that he did not know at that time it was illegal to bring the orangutan home and treat him as a pet. He just wanted to help the poor thing. His whole family thought that they were giving the animal the love and affection she needed by constantly hugging and squeezing her. They did not realize that it made Joss scared and awfully distraught.
The IAR is making sure Joss will now get the best treatment she deserves. They are now doing their best to rehabilitate the poor orangutan to prepare for her release into the wild in the near future.
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Patience is definitely a virtue. This is what diver, Valerie Taylor employed in order to get the trust of a very dangerous moray eel. It took her many years in order to get the trust of one of the most dangerous sea creature. The Central Florida Aquarium Society shared an amazing video of the bond that was formed between the moray eel and Taylor.
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Manny the cat wins the most vain pet ever.
Selfie is a popular thing that started a few years after smart phones were introduced to the world. It is so popular that a cat has learned to take a picture of itself, along with other domesticated animals. It is strange, isn’t it? How can a cat hold a camera and take a selfie with its crew?
Well, a cat from an undisclosed location in the United States has taken the online world by storm with its camera captures.
The cat’s name is Manny and he is certainly “vain!”
Monkey Adopts A Puppy, Protects it From Stray Dogs, And Lets It Eat First
The love and compassion shown by the monkey is unbelievable.
How often do you see a domesticated dog being protected by an animal that is known to be territorial out in the jungle? Locals in a tiny village in Rode, India were touched by the kindness of a Rhesus macaque monkey that appeared to have adopted a puppy roaming around the streets. It is an amazing sight, which shows so much love and compassion between the two different species.
The pictures of the two animals have captured the hearts of the netizens.
The monkey even fights off other stray dogs who try to come near its new adopted puppy.
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