Bow & Crossbow Hunting
Hunters and hunted animals
(Baka Pygmies of Cameroon,Photos, texts and audio recordings
Gabon and Congo)
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: Greater Spot-nosed Monkey vocalizations
(Cercopithecus nictitans). In the background, African rainforest sounds.
|2. Baka hunter with a|
Greater Spot-nosed Monkey
shot with poisoned arrows.
Primates of Central
|3. Baka children sitting around|
a just-caught Guereza Colobus.
|4. Red-tailed Monkey|
African rainforest primates
|5. Baka hunter preparing|
the poison for bow
and crossbow arrows.
|6. Hunter with bow|
and arrows in front
of a leaves hut.
|7. Luis Devin with a Baka hunter,|
leaving for a crossbow hunt.
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|Baka Pygmy bow and crossbow hunting, with photos and ethnographic notes|
(Baka Pygmies of Cameroon, Gabon and Congo).
Materials: 7 photos, 1 audio recording, descriptive notes, texts.
Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/baka/crossbow-hunting.asp
The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, when you accessed this
page, was 17:57 on Saturday, May 18, 2013. For every minute spent on this page, at least
25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).
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