Why people eat bushmeat: results from two-choice, taste tests in Gabon, Central Africa

Jun 19, 2009

(Published in Human Ecology)

Statements regarding the taste preferences of bushmeat consumers are common in many publications and discussions regarding the bushmeat trade in Central Africa. This paper presents results from five two-choice taste tests conducted in Gabon.  The paper is available online (for purchase) or from David Wilkie, the corresponding author.

Schenck, M., E. Effa Nsame, M. Starkey, D. Wilkie, K. Abernethy, P. Telfer, R. Godoy, A. Treves. (2006). "Why people eat bushmeat: results from two-choice, taste tests in Gabon, Central Africa." Human Ecology.

Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/uu68t184m5087404/

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