Photo gallery with soundscapes and quotes from the book The Forest Has You

RAINFOREST SPIDER (CAMEROON)

African Rainforest & Pygmy Peoples


Rainforest spider, from Luis Devin's anthropological research in Central Africa (Cameroon)
African rainforest spider (Cameroon).

"...e poi la siringa a decompressione, quella per aspirare il veleno di ragni e serpenti. Con cinque punte intercambiabili a seconda della forma del morso. Davvero ingegnosa, non vedi l'ora di usarla tanto funziona bene."

Luis Devin, The Forest Has You. Story of an Initiation
Italian edition: La foresta ti ha. Storia di un'iniziazione
(Castelvecchi - LIT Edizioni)


Soundscape: fragment of a Bafut dance
(Northwestern Cameroon).




Photo gallery about African Pygmies and the rainforest, with soundscapes from pygmy camps and the forest.

      Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/rainforest-pygmies/photo-gallery.php?photo=74       Photos, texts and audio recordings by Luis Devin.
The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Baka and the other Pygmy peoples live, is 21:44.
Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).