Shocking footage has emerged showing a captive monkey desperately trying to escape from the bars of his tiny cage.

Lulu is a 4-year-old macaque who has spent his life living in a rowdy tourist bar in Bali, Indonesia.

However, his luck changed earlier this year thanks to a kind-hearted tourist.

BAWA

BAWA

He first came to the attention of Bali Animal Welfare Association (BAWA) in 2016, when they received the following message:

“Hello there, I am an Australian tourist,” an anonymous person wrote to BAWA in an email in August. “I love Bali and I come here all the time. I have walked several times past a bar called The Twisted Monkey. They have a monkey in a cage who is kept in there day and night and it is so distressing to watch. He has nothing in the metal cage. I am worried about his welfare and wondered if there was something that could be done.”