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

RAINFOREST GRASSHOPPER (GABON)

African Rainforest & Pygmy Peoples


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

"The forest. In the end you are part of its body, like the antelopes and the streams. The plants and the palm grubs. You have become an extension of it. You belong to it..."

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


Soundscape: tropical rainforest sounds (Central Africa).



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=92       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 01:03.
Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).