Orphaned animals are found all the time in the wild. Whether it be from natural causes, or caused by humans, it happens all the same. But for many of these animals, they get incredible treatment from incredible people.
Baim is the baby orangutan who was found all alone in the forests of Borneo. Local people found Baim, who appeared to be abandoned, and turned him in to government authorities, who in turn brought him to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
The staff at WWF determined that Baim’s mother must have been killed or captured by poachers, since orangutan mothers are among the most attentive — they care for and teach their offspring for several years after birth — and would not have abandoned the youngster.
Thankfully, Baim is now at a facility that will teach him the skills necessary to survive, in the hopes that he may one day be returned to the wild.
Watch the video below to see Baim’s incredible story!
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