Snake oil and pangolin scales: insights into wild animal use at “Marché des Fétiches” traditional medicine market, Togo

@article{Dcruze2020SnakeOA,
  title={Snake oil and pangolin scales: insights into wild animal use at “March{\'e} des F{\'e}tiches” traditional medicine market, Togo},
  author={Neil C. D'cruze and D{\'e}lagnon Assou and Emma Coulthard and John Norrey and David Megson and David W. Macdonald and Lauren A. Harrington and Delphine Ronfot and Gabriel H. Segniagbeto and Mark Auliya},
  journal={Nature Conservation},
  year={2020}
}
Traditional medicine beliefs are culturally important in some West African communities, where there is a thriving domestic consumer demand for wild animal derivatives. Yet, such practices can threaten the conservation of wild populations and negatively impact animal welfare. To identify those species most likely to be affected, we investigated wildlife derivative trade at the largest fetish market of West Africa in Togo. Specifically, we asked what wild animals or animal products were most… 

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