What is bushmeat? Bushmeat is defined as any terrestrial mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians harvested for food. 10 facts about bushmeat in Africa: Bushmeat accounts for up to 80 percent of the protein intake of people in Central Africa. Up to 6 million tons of bushmeat are extracted from the Congo Basin each year —... Read moreThis article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.