Harrowing story of world’s most abused orangutan Bujing who went BALD after being chained up and starved


THE world’s most depressing orangutan spent 4 years chained up in horrific circumstances after he was was stolen from his ineffective mom.

Bujing was snatched and bought for $75 to merciless householders who saved him in inhumane circumstances in Indonesia – inflicting him a lot stress that he went bald.

Adorable orangutan Bujing was stolen from his ineffective mom and chained up to a unclean dwelling for 4 yearsCredit: IAR
He was sold for $75 to the cruel owners who chained him to a post, stunting his growth
He was bought for $75 to the merciless householders who chained him to a publish, stunting his progressCredit: IAR

The poor animal spent 4 years of his life chained to a picket publish exterior a home all through the southern province of West Kalimantan.

Nine-year-old Bujing had been so scarred by his savage householders that every one his hair has fallen out.

The forlorn creature was discovered by Kylie Bullo, Conservation Project Manager for The Organgutan Project in 2014.

The staff travelled over eight hours to rescue Bujing from his horrific circumstances.

Rescuers instructed the Daily Mail Australia: “When the Rescue Team arrived we discovered Bujing chained to the facet of the home. He was very skinny and had no hair attributable to malnutrition.

“The ‘householders’ of Bujing talked about that when he was youthful they’d recurrently bathe him and give him milk.

“However, as Bujing grew older they saved him chained up to cease him coming into the neighbour’s property the place he would eat their meals. He furthermore had two deep wounds on his as soon as extra.

“The householders surrendered Bujing to our rescue staff who took him as soon as extra to the rescue centre that The Orangutan Project helps fund in West Kalimantan.

“One can only imagine the sadness and despair that Bujing felt every day. But you could see Bujing’s eyes still had a glimmer of hope for a better life ahead.”

Since Bujing was moved to the Rescue Centre in West Kalimantan, his life has improved drastically and his hair is beginning to develop as soon as extra.

The happier orangutan has furthermore began to grasp weight on account of his new nutritious weight-reduction plan.

Bullo beforehand talked about: “At 9 years outdated, Bujing is a amount of years older than his playmates nevertheless, he’s significantly smaller. This is consequently of power malnutrition he suffered whereas saved as a pet.

“Thankfully, Bujing has left behind a life of misery and despair. He now has a second chance at living the life an orangutan should.”


In 2019, Bujing was talked about to have completely reworked as carers gave an alternate on his situation.

“Thanks to the care of our veterinary team and the keepers at our rehabilitation center, Bujing’s appearance has changed almost beyond recognition,” one of his carers talked about.

“His physique is powerful, muscular — and bushy,” they added.

Later that yr they then gave the inexperienced delicate for the orangutan to make his long-awaited return to the wild.

The heartwarming second was captured on video by the IAR – who talked about that they’d been “overjoyed.”

The caption be taught: “Thank you to everybody who has supported our orangutan mission.

“Thanks to you, these five orangutans are now free among the lush trees of the Indonesian rainforest, instead of chained up, starving and alone.”

Bujing had lost all his hair and was severely malnourished when workers from The Orangutan Project found him
Bujing had misplaced all his hair and was severely malnourished when staff from The Orangutan Project discovered himCredit: IAR
The animal has now recovered after years in the rehabilitation centre
The animal has now recovered after years all through the rehabilitation centreCredit: IAR
In June 2019, he was finally released back into the wild
In June 2019, he was lastly launched as soon as extra into the wildCredit: IAR

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