Occupational allergic contact dermatitis in tannery workers of Peshawar KP Pakistan: an under estimated health issue
Muhammad Ateeq, Shehzad Zareen, Hameed Ur Rehman, Hazrat Zaman, Nadirullah, Tanveer Ali, Laila Rashid, Beenish Jamal, Faheemullah and Kausar Saeed
Commercial use of non-domesticated animals and plants is usually referred as wildlife trade. Data was collected from two different localities of district Kohat. Data was recorded on a questionnaire along with animal’s classification, Common and local names and price per animal (in Pakistani Rupees). About 8 different species of birds were being sold in Bilitang Mela and Neher Mela among which 5 were marketed legally, While 3 of them were being sold totally in an illegal way without any permit from wildlife department. Among mammals about 6 different species were being marketed. All of the Mammals were traded legally over there. Trading of Partridges is very common in district Kohat. Most of the marketing of partridges is illegal i.e. without any permission from wildlife department. They are kept in cage throughout their lives. They are also reared for breeding purpose and their chicks are then sold for a handsome amount of money. As imported birds and animals are completely banned therefore these bazaars are not involved in imported animals and birds. Family Phasianidae is most commonly traded family of birds in district Kohat and Family Bovidae was the most common marketed family. All mammals were being marketed legally. B. Taurus (Cow) was found most costly mammal among them.