Afternoon rain, wild savanna rainforest on the border between Republic of the Congo and Gabon, 2018 – by George Vlad

“The patches of trees create small shaded havens for wildlife, but they don’t completely obstruct the soundscape as ancient rainforests will do. You can hear birdsong and insect calls from quite far away. When you add loud sources like thunder to the mix, you can clearly get a sense for the space in which this recording was captured. Longer version at