Ethnozoological survey in selected areas in Sarawak

Mohd. Azlan, Jayasilan and Muhammad Faisal, Bin Fauzi (2006) Ethnozoological survey in selected areas in Sarawak. The Sarawak Museum Journal, 83. pp. 185-200. ISSN 0375-3050

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Abstract

Research on wildlife utilization in Sarawak have revealed that wildlife is a significant source of protein, cash economy and cultural heritage of the local communities. A survey was carried out from August 2005 to March 2006 in order to acquire information on wildlife utilization in the selected areas. 47 species of mammals, 6 species of reptiles and 2 species of amphibians were recorded in the diet of rural people. A total of 45 species of mammals,6 species of reptiles and 1 species of amphibian were used for medicinal purpose. Specific information on medicinal values and cultural believes from this study provides detail information on preparation and socio-cultural values, within the selected local community. Data and subsequence information from this study may further contribute to our understanding of the importance of wildlife.

Item Type: E-Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: wildlife, Ethnozoologica, species, mammals, Sarawak, local communities, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2019 09:03
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2019 09:04
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/27214

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