n African Journal of Herpetology - Medicinal and dietary uses of amphibians in Burkina Faso - : short communication

Volume 60, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2156-4574
  • E-ISSN: 2153-3660
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Herein we present ethnozoological data on the use of frogs by two ethnic groups (Mossi and Gourmanché) in Burkina Faso. These data are based on 129 interviews. Differences concerning consumption, applications as medical treatments, and cultural purposes were recorded and discussed. This study revealed the importance of amphibians as food and medicine for human populations in West Africa.

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