, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 39–42

Ecological effects of the frog's legs trade

  • G. M. Oza

DOI: 10.1007/BF02239556

Cite this article as:
Oza, G.M. Environmentalist (1990) 10: 39. doi:10.1007/BF02239556


The author reviews the trade in frogs from India, conducted to provide a culinary delicacy in frogs' legs for the West. Excessive harvesting of frogs upsets the ecological balance in their natural habitats and increases the need for extensive use of insecticides, with consequent additions to both pollution and costs.

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© Science and Technology Letters 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. M. Oza
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyMaharaja Sayajirao University of BarodaBarodaIndia

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