Deforestation caused by palm oil cultivation is pushing orangutans into the path of farmers who shoot the animals with air rifles to get rid of them.
This is a series about the animals of Indonesia’s Leuser rainforest and the people trying to save them. Leuser is one of the most biodiverse places on earth.
Part three of a five part series.
Filmed, edited and produced by Charlotte Pamment
Reporter: Reporter: Mehulika Sitepu, BBC Indonesia
Additional camerawork and production support by Shinta Retnani, Haryo Wirawan and Irendra Radjawali
Find out more about why palm oil is so controversial.