Rain forest vegetation
1. Cameroonian rainforest
trees and liana plants.
Go to the page: Rainforest trees

Natural Environment

of the Bakola-Bagyeli Pygmies

(Southern Cameroon)
Photos, texts and audio recordings
by Luis Devin
.Luis Devin - Ai confini del gusto.
Soundscape: flowing river in the African rainforest.
Rain forest along the Lobé river
2. The Cameroonian rainforest at the outfall of the Lobé river.
Rainforest waterfall
3. Waterfalls of the Lobé river tumbling into the Atlantic Ocean.
Go to the page: Waterfalls of the African rainforest rivers
Vegetation of a river island
4. Fern island
in the middle of a
rainforest river.
Go to the page: Aquatic plants
and river vegetation
Loxodonta cyclotis and Cercopithecus neglectus
5. - 6. Forest Elephant
and De Brazza's Monkey.
Go to the page: Elephants and Hippopotamus
Go to the page: Rainforest primates
African rain forest bird
7. Bird on a riverside fallen tree.
Go to the page: African rainforest birds
8. Reed thicket near a Balola village.
Tropical rain forest and seashore
9. Atlantic Ocean seashore,
sorrounded by the rainforest.
The author:
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.


The rain forest of the Bakola Pygmies, with photos and sounds (Southern Cameroon).

Photos, texts and audio recordings by Luis Devin.
Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/bakola-bagyeli/environment.php

Photos, videos and sounds are available for licensing, both for multimedia use and paper publications. For the terms and conditions, contact the author from the Contact page.

The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the BaKola-BaGyeli Pygmy people live, is 03:36. Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).

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