Palm plantations for miles.
Palm plantation workers.
Work on palm oil plantations is a major livelihood in Sumatra.
Sumatran abode in the rice paddy.
Cooking fresh caught eel from the paddy.
Sunset over the rice paddy where we stayed.
The infamous Mina. She was rescued, rehabilitated and has been thriving in the wild.
Dharma the wonder guide and Katerine.
Mina, baby and daughter Katerine.
Playing with sticks.
Sumatran elephant, the world's smallest elephant.
Sumatran tiger in deplorable conditions at the Medan Zoo.
Sumatran orangutans in deplorable conditions at the Medan Zoo.
A 5 year old baby orangutan is discovered at a theme park.
Peanut makes a promise to rescue "Cece."
Rescued! Cece on her way to rehabilitation.
Government officials and OIC staff pose awkwardly for a photo.
Warring cook makes lunch for the rescue team.
OIC workers dismantling illegal wildlife traps.
One of many biology students who is helping at a reforestation site.
Portrait of Darma, our very knowledgable, lovable, hilarious and quirky guide.
Dharma and OIC work to educate children and villages.
Panut, OIC founder, having an emotional moment as he tells us his story of dedication to saving orangutans and the forest.
Sunset on palm plantations as far as the eye can see.