Threats to biological diversity 2: Over exploitation. Lecturer: James Reeler Material by: Sam Hopkins. WHAT IS OVEREXPLOITATION?. Overexploitation is the use, by humans, of a natural resource to an extent that it is not sustainable. SUSTAINABLE HARVESTING.
Lecturer: James Reeler
Material by: Sam Hopkins
“Romans carried stones from a crocodiles belly as charms against aching joints, bound crocodile teeth to their arms as an aphrodisiac, treated whooping cough in their children with doses of crocodile meet, and trustfully administered burned crocodile skin mixed with vinegar as an aesthetic to patients about to undergo surgery. Woman used crocodile dung in a lint tampon as a contraceptive”
Northern Red Salamader
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