"More chimpanzees are hunted for the illegal bush meat
trade than are born each year, causing populations to plummet in the wild.
Poverty has driven many youth in the county to poaching.At dawn, the poachers, he says, hawk the bush meat
secretly to the villagers before daybreak.
Marugbo leaf can be used in powder form, fresh or dried to give the soup a very dark green or black colour and can be served with bush meat
, goat meat or dried fish depending on your preference.
The monkeys are poached for bush meat
and as live specimens to fuel the illegal pet trade.
The patient reported that prior to his arrival in Singapore, he had attended a wedding in Nigeria, where he may have consumed bush meat
, which could be a source of transmission of the monkeypox virus.
"The 90,000 seems to be big but if we continue with lack of habitation and bush meat
," he said, adding that giraffes are browsers.
Our delicacy for bush meat
, which is not bad itself, is, however, driving our biodiversity to extinction, leaving a lot of our forests empty devoid of any wildlife.
'They even support offenders by eating bush meat
and buying timber without regard for their source,' she said.
Nevertheless, she stressed there is no report about Ebola cases in Western Equatoria and people should not panic but continue to be vigilant and increase public awareness about precautionary measures to take like stay away from eating bush meat
particularly monkeys and bats.
It turned out to be a chopped-up monkey being smuggled in as illegal bush meat
However, hunting and the bush meat
trade also lead to a massive and rapid decline of many populations.
Ebola can also spread by handling infected bush meat
. Some of the basic symptoms of Ebola include fever, headache, weakness, muscle ache, rashes, difficulty in breathing and hiccups.