But, as often happens, when the little orphan began to grow up, the novelty wore off. The family, perhaps realizing that they couldn't handle the soon-to-be adolescent, decided to lock him up.
Krismon was placed in a narrow metal cage in the family's yard. But while the young orangutan easily fit through the tiny square door when he was first locked up, after languishing outside for month after month without love or care, he soon grew too big to fit back out again.
And that's where he was found nearly two decades later.