I didn't see many animals in Cameroon. Because my guide changed the itinerary, I had only one full day of nature watching in the Lobéké National park, plus a couple of hours on the days before and after that.

The one thing to mention are the many huge trees that you see along the roads everywhere. Even on the road from Douala to Yaoundé are areas with very large trees.

Pictures of birds in Cameroon and other nature pages are separate:

Birds in Cameroon
Cameroon Bird Page
Nature Pages
Other Nature Pages

All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Plants

Mushrooms
Mushrooms. (765k)
Flowers
Flowers. (587k)
Leafs Plant Grow Rolled-up
The leafs of this plant grow rolled-up. An insect had eaten across the rolled-up leaf, creating the pattern of holes that you see here when the leaf unrolls. (580k)
Terminalia superba
Ofram Tree (Terminalia superba, german: Limba, french: Fraké). In French it is called Fraké. The roots of this tree contain water. (1263k)
Root Fraké Tree Contains
The root of the Fraké tree contains water that you can drink. It flows straight out of the root. (808k)
Entandrophragma cylindricum
Sapele (Entandrophragma cylindricum, german: Sapeli, french: Sapelli). (1292k)
Lophira alata
Azobé (Lophira alata, french: Azobé). This tree has the strongest wood in the area. (1167k)
Triplochiton scleroxylon
Ayous (Triplochiton scleroxylon, french: Abachi). Most of the logs on the logging trucks are from this tree. (1303k)
Sterculia oblonga
Yellow Sterculia (Sterculia oblonga). It is used in Cameroon to make drums. (1462k)
Alstonia boonei
Emien (Alstonia boonei, french: Bois de fromage). The sap of the tree is bitter. (1287k)
Alstonia boonei
Emien (Alstonia boonei, french: Bois de fromage), producing sap. (603k)
Tree Lobéké National Park
Tree in Lobéké National Park with ant constructs. (1116k)
Huge Trees Along Road
Huge trees along the road. (1009k)
Huge Tree Along Road
Huge tree along the road. (1011k)
Huge Tree Along Road
Huge tree along the road. (790k)

Animals

Fallen Tree Used Bridge
This fallen tree was used as a bridge over a small brook. Here even the ants are using the bridge. (844k)
Large Wasp
Large wasp. (570k)
Large Spider Web
Large spider in a web. (485k)
Tragelaphus spekii
Female Sitatunga (Tragelaphus spekii, german: Sitatunga, french: Sitatunga). (927k)
Colobus guereza
Abyssinian Black-and-white Colobus (Colobus guereza, german: Mantelaffe, french: Guéréza du Kilimandjaro). (835k)
Cercopithecus cephus
Moustached Monkey (Cercopithecus cephus, german: Blaumaulmeerkatze, french: Moustac). (749k)

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Cameroon
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