Bushmeat is meat that is taken from animals that live in the wild, like deer, monkeys, and gorillas. Bushmeat is often dangerous because it is not regulated, and it is not often safe to eat.

  • It's illegal to hunt and eat bushmeat in the United States.

  • The group is trying to protect the animals by hunting and eating bushmeat.

Definition of bushmeat


Any edible animal from sub-Saharan Africa's dense forest that is not traditionally regarded as game.

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