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

AFRICAN PRIMATES

African Rainforest & Pygmy Peoples


African primates, from Luis Devin's anthropological research in Central Africa
Two primates from the Central African rainforest. On the left, De Brazza's monkey (Cercopithecus neglectus); on the right, Golden-bellied mangabey (Cercocebus chrysogaster).

"È quasi il tramonto e la foresta si riempie di voci, di movimenti sugli alberi. Quello che i Baka chiamano il sole delle scimmie. Il momento in cui vedi le scimmie che saltano da un ramo all'altro in cerca di cibo..."

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


Soundscape: Greater Spot-nosed Monkey vocalizations
(Cercopithecus nictitans). In the background, African rainforest sounds.




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=93       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 14:26.
Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).