Local Usage of Tiger Parts and Its Role in Tiger Killing in the Bangladesh Sundarbans

  title={Local Usage of Tiger Parts and Its Role in Tiger Killing in the Bangladesh Sundarbans},
  author={S. Saif and A. M. Russell and Sabiha I. Nodie and C. Inskip and P. Lahann and Adam Barlow and C. G. Barlow and A. Islam and D. Macmillan},
  journal={Human Dimensions of Wildlife},
  pages={110 - 95}
  • S. Saif, A. M. Russell, +6 authors D. Macmillan
  • Published 2016
  • Geography
  • Human Dimensions of Wildlife
  • ABSTRACT This article explored the local medicinal and traditional values of tiger parts and associated beliefs, and its link to the commercial trade in the Bangladesh Sundarbans. Using semi-structured qualitative interviews with 139 respondents, we found that the local use of, and belief in, the medicinal values of tiger parts is widespread and that virtually all parts of the tiger are used. Some of the local uses of tiger parts were unique in both the way and the purpose of use. For example… CONTINUE READING
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