After he left the village Jabruson followed up with local authorities who "considered the matter none of my business." He wrote, "as a consequence I was never was able to establish what eventually happened to the young baboon."
This monkey is only one of the innumerable commodified animals worldwide.
Both alive and dead, animals can be worth a pretty penny to humans. The illegal trade of wildlife and natural resources is estimated to be worth about $213 billion dollars, according to a 2014 United Nations and Interpol report.
Unfortunately, as this photo shows, it's the animals who pay the price.