Amy the orangutan has spent seven years in a wooden box.
An orangutan has just been rescued by an animal welfare organization after spending her life in a tiny crate with chains restricting her movements. The International Animal Rescue team was contacted recently to save the orangutan, who was named Amy by the rescuers. Upon finding Amy in the tiny wooden box, the team’s hearts immediately broke as they gazed at the distressing life that she was leading, according to recent reports. Amy is thought to have been kept chained up in the crate for almost seven years, and therefore it is not surprising that the rescuers claimed that she appeared to have completely given up on life when they initially saw her.
Amy is thought to have been kept chained up in the crate for almost seven years, and therefore it is not surprising that the rescuers claimed that she appeared to have completely given up on life when they initially saw her. Reports claim that she was without a single companion, or even any space to move around, resulting in her spine being completely bent as well as being entirely unable to straighten her legs, due to being in such a tiny space for such a long duration. She had spent the days leading up to her eventual rescue completely alone.
The years that Amy spent in such horrific confinement have left permanent marks on her body, both physically and mentally. Her health has been destroyed and her spirits have been broken, which is unfortunately, an occurrence that happens very often all over the world with a range of animals from primates and lions to tigers and elephants. In addition to a bent spine and being unable to straighten her legs, the tiger chain that has been around Amy’s neck for so long has caused a very deep wound, and she also has scars on her hips. Owing to the
Owing to the International Animal Rescue, and those who intervened, the orangutan was freed from the cramped wooden crate and immediately rushed to the rescue center where she is currently receiving the necessary treatment from the veterinary team. To make a donation and help to give Amy a better life, you can visit the International Animal Rescue’s website.
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