Press Releases and other Resources

Close-up photography

Press Release

Media contact :
Olivier Testa



The pictures on this website are copyrighted. You are free to use *two* pictures from this website to illustrate an article about the Abanda expeditions with mention of the author and a hyperlink to http://www.abanda-expedition.org
Do contact us for any other use.

The Documentary

A 52-minute film has been shot during the 2011 expedition by Elodie Fertil. It was produced by La Chaine Animaux
Watch the teaser "Expedition Abanda, a la recherche du crocodile orange" (52', Elodie Fertil) on Youtube.

Our Partners

The expeditions are funded by Institut de Recherche pour le Développement and Foundation Liambissi.

Research teams

  • Université de Rouen
  • Fédération SCALE (EA 1293 ECODIV, UMR CNRS 6143 M2C)
  • Université de Floride
  • UMR Paloc

We would like to thank the CENAREST and l'Agence Nationale des Parcs Nationaux du Gabon (ANPN).

Other technical partners and sponsors


Tree trunk in the tropical forest
Harmless spider
Elodie Fertil shoots in Gabon