Heartbreaking, the sadness in his eyes.
Baby orangutan Udin (Pic: Wenn)
Newborn orangutan Udin may be young, but he’s already lived a horrific life.
Worried rescuers say the cute animal has ‘tried to die several times’ after his mother was killed.
It is likely his mum was shot or stabbed as she tried to protect him.
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After her death, Udin was sold to a farmer, who kept him as a pet – and locked him up in a small cage.
When the traumatised orphan was rushed by the International Animal Rescue team to the IAR Orangutan Centre in Borneo, he would not eat or drink, and apparently showed no interest in his surroundings.
Sad baby Udin (Pic: Wenn)
Vets are now sleeping next to him, trying to comfort…
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