bushmeat


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bush·meat

 (bo͝osh′mēt′)
n.
Meat from wild animals, especially nongame animals.

bushmeat

(ˈbʊʃˌmiːt)
n
(Cookery) meat taken from any animal native to African forests, including species that may be endangered or not usually eaten outside Africa
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Bushmeat hunting and butchery are risk factors for zoonotic disease transmission (1-3).
A new study, published in the journal Royal Society Open Science, says some 300 wild mammal species in Asia, Africa, and South America are being driven to extinction by humanity's voracious appetite for bushmeat.
After analyzing data collected by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the authors of the study concluded that 301 species - including 126 primates, 65 ungulates such as deer and wild pigs, and 27 bats - are primarily at risk from bushmeat hunting.
Diana monkeys are endangered in their native West African habitat, where they are under threat from habitat loss and hunting for bushmeat.
I am delighted Twycross support Ape Africa Chimpanzees are endangered in the wild, with numbers declining dramatically due to habitat loss, hunting by poachers for bushmeat and the illegal pet trade.
The saleable product is called bushmeat when it isn't elephant ivory or rhino horn.
Yet increasingly serious threats facing the biodiversity of global importance because of the commercial forestry and mining and commercial hunting on a large scale for bushmeat and ivory The Governments of Cameroon, Gabon and Congo seek, through interventions in the framework of this project, to reduce the impact of these threats and to establish long-term resource management and financing systems that are necessary to achieve the objectives of preservation
Monitoring of bushmeat markets has traditionally been seen as a source of faunistic and ecological data on mammal communities in West Africa.
Bushmeat -- from bats to antelopes, squirrels, porcupines and monkeys -- has long held pride of place on menus in West and Central Africa.
With West Africa's Ebola epidemic in the headlines, the consumption of bushmeat is in the crosshairs.