An Italian enthomological, erpethological and ornithological expeditions organized by the Salento Natural History Museum (Calimera, LECCE)


The tropical rain forest cover 100% of the territory around the river Ivindo.


Cattle Herons feeding on moths and other big insects attracted by the enthomologist’s lamp


The incredible yellow-bellied wattle-eye (Platysteira concreta) in one of the hundred of bird species documented during the expedition.

(Loxodonta cyclotis

The forest elephant Loxodonta cyclotis