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).
|7. Bird on the bank|
of a creek in the
middle of a clearing.
|8. Dawn on the African rain forest.|
Music anthropologist and writer, he has carried out field research in central Africa, where he lived with the Baka Pygmies and other forest peoples, whose music, rituals and survival strategies he has been studying for more than a decade.www.luisdevin.comwww.facebook.com/LuisDevin
HOME SECTION INDEX BACKBaka Pygmy rainforest (Central Africa), with photos and ethnographic notes (Rainforest of Cameroon, Gabon and Congo).
Photos, texts and audio recordings by Luis Devin.
Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/baka/environment.php
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The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Baka Pygmy people live, is 22:50. Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).Go to the Baka Pygmies section index
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