After the virus was officially recognized in Guinea at the end of March, villagers were warned to stop eating ''bush meat'' -- the fruit bats, cane rats
and monkeys that provide protein but that scientists suspect are a reservoir for viruses like Ebola.
The find has yielded a new fossil mammal that shows close relationship to living cane rats
of Africa and gives us a greater understanding of the area's natural history.
The find has yielded a new fossil mammal that shows a close relationship to living cane rats
of Africa, and gives us a greater understanding of the area's natural history," added Al Darmaki.
The book has many side bar stories about the different foods eaten around the world such as ants eggs and cane rats
, what they taste like, who eats them and how to cook them.
In the daytime you might call for Maxwells duiker and black duiker; at night you may get sidetracked by leopard genet and palm civet cats, or giant cane rats
Young pythons primarily eat small rodents - which makes them popular with farmers to reduce pests like cane rats
Huge two-foot long animals, believed to be either South American Coypus or African Greater Cane Rats
, have been caught by pest controllers in Lincoln and Bradford, sparking fears that mammoth rodents are spreading across Britain.
In northern Uganda it's not uncommon to set the low bush alight to flush out cane rats
and animals for food.
It is mainly associated with Central and West Africa, and can be anything from gorillas and chimpanzees to antelopes, porcupines and cane rats
Today, species ranging from cane rats
to elephants are being hunted at unprecedented levels, and recent estimates suggest a bushmeat harvest of between one and five million metric tons each year--a level that is literally emptying forests of wildlife.
Customs and Excise officers raided the Mercyland Trading shop in Dalston, East London, and found an anteater, porcupine, antelope, goat, and cane rats
- all smuggled in from Nigeria.
Among small mammals, porcupines, cane rats
, and other species of rats were discovered.