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

BAKA PYGMIES - CAUGHT SQUIRREL (CAMEROON)

African Rainforest & Pygmy Peoples


Caught squirrel, from Luis Devin's anthropological research in Central Africa (Baka Pygmies, Cameroon)
Baka children with a rainforest squirrel (Baka Pygmies, Cameroon).

"Bambini che fino a un attimo prima stavano dormendo, altri che spingevano un cerchio di legno con un bastone, per gioco, e ragazzini più grandi con topi o scoiattoli vivi in mano, pipistrelli catturati all'alba nel tronco cavo di un albero..."

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


Soundscape: Baka children speaking and, in the background,
elderly woman singing a jodel lullaby (Baka Pygmies of 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=75       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 21:21.
Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).