He also appeared to have been tethered around his neck at one point and had survived mostly on rice, the OIC told a blog called Changing Times. The family also reportedly had a female infant orangutan who died.
"I am still shocked that such a big orangutan was being kept in such a small cage," Panut Hadisiswoyo, director of the OIC, told the blog. "It is horrifying."
Unfortunately Krismon isn't alone in his sad plight. Each year thousands of wild babies are stolen away from their mothers, who are often killed just so their infants can be sold into the exotic pet trade, where they face poor care and often outright abuse. In other cases, the infants may be used for meat or traditional medicine.
Just last week, an orangutan was rescued in Thailand after his owner realized he couldn't care for him. The man turned in the orangutan's "belongings" to Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand along with the ape - and they included things like children's clothing, bags of candy and a go-kart.