Published on January 19th, 2015 | by James Ayre

Giant Forest Hogs, Baboons, Agile Mangbeys, Crested Guinea Fowls, & Aardvarks (Camera Trap Footage From Bili Forest)

Another day, another batch of fascinating videos taken by camera-trap in the Bili Forest of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Rather than forest elephants this time, or leopards eating/destroying cameras, we’ve got a variety of different animals to show — from giant forest hogs, to agile mangbeys, to olive baboons, to crested guinea fowl, to aardvarks, to red river hogs. Some of these animals are endangered of course, it’s worth remembering. Enjoy.

(These are all coming to us via the Lukuru Foundation.)

Crested Guinea Fowl (Guttera pucherani) and Agile Mangbeys (Cercocebus agilis)

Red River Hogs (Potamochoerus porcus)

Giant Forest Hogs (Hylochoerus meinertzhageni)

Olive Baboon (Papio Anubis)

Aardvark (Orycteropus afer)

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's background is predominantly in geopolitics and history, but he has an obsessive interest in pretty much everything. After an early life spent in the Imperial Free City of Dortmund, James followed the river Ruhr to Cofbuokheim, where he attended the University of Astnide. And where he also briefly considered entering the coal mining business. He currently writes for a living, on a broad variety of subjects, ranging from science, to politics, to military history, to renewable energy. You can follow his work on Google+.

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