The Forest of the Baka
(Rainforest of Cameroon, Gabon and Congo)Photos, texts and audio recordings
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: Greater Spot-nosed Monkey vocalizations
(Cercopithecus nictitans). In the background, African rainforest sounds.
|2. Sitatunga (Tragelaphus spekii) in a clearing.|
3. Group of forest elephants (Loxodonta cyclotis).
African rainforest elephants
|4. Rainforest trees and|
vines, along a path
near a pygmy camp.
The African rainforest
Baka Pygmy camps
|5. River in the Cameroonian rainforest.|
6. Waterfalls in the Gabonese rainforest.
Rivers and lakes of the Central African rainforests
|7. Bird on the bank|
of a creek in the
middle of a clearing.
|8. Dawn on the African rain forest.|
|Thematic links and insights:|
- The African rainforest
- The Bakola Pygmy forest
- Rainforest waterfalls
- Rainforest primates
- Rainforest exploitation
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|Baka Pygmy rainforest (Central Africa), with photos and ethnographic notes|
(Rainforest of Cameroon, Gabon and Congo).
Materials: 8 photos, 1 audio recording, descriptive notes, texts.
Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/baka/environment.asp
The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, when you accessed this
page, was 00:50 on Friday, May 24, 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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