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Beware of bats: Guinea issues bushmeat warning after Ebola outbreak

By Reuters | Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:59 PM
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By Saliou Samb and Alphonso Toweh

CONAKRY/MONROVIA, March 27 (Reuters) - Bushmeat - from bats to antelopes, squirrels, porcupines and monkeys - has long held pride of place on family menus in West and Central Africa, whether stewed, smoked or roasted.

A visit to a traditional market in the region assails the senses with a huge variety of forest game - mammal, bird and reptile carcasses smoked and ...

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