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.
Mushrooms. (792k) Flowers. (597k) 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. (586k) Ofram Tree (Terminalia superba, german: Limba, french: Fraké). In French it is called Fraké. The roots of this tree contain water. (1319k) The root of the Fraké tree contains water that you can drink. It flows straight out of the root. (844k) Sapele (Entandrophragma cylindricum, german: Sapeli, french: Sapelli). (1342k) Azobé (Lophira alata, german: Azobé, french: Azobé). This tree has the strongest wood in the area. (1210k) Ayous (Triplochiton scleroxylon, german: Abachi, french: Abachi). Most of the logs on the logging trucks are from this tree. (1357k) Yellow Sterculia (Sterculia oblonga). It is used in Cameroon to make drums. (1.5M) Emien (Alstonia boonei, french: Bois de fromage). The sap of the tree is bitter. (1340k) Emien (Alstonia boonei, french: Bois de fromage), producing sap. (615k) Tree in Lobéké National Park with ant constructs. (1190k) Huge trees along the road. (1044k) Huge tree along the road. (1035k) Huge tree along the road. (806k)
This fallen tree was used as a bridge over a small brook. Here even the ants are using the bridge. (875k) Potter Wasp (Synagris cornuta). (583k) Large Spider in a web (Araneae fam., german: Webspinnen, french: Araignées). (488k) Female Sitatunga (Tragelaphus spekii, german: Sitatunga, french: Sitatunga). (960k) Western Guerezas (Colobus guereza occidentalis, german: Mantelaffe, french: Colobe guéréza). (843k) Moustached Monkey (Cercopithecus cephus, german: Blaumaulmeerkatze, french: Moustac). (792k)