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Part travelog, part conservation treatise, this is a terrific read and an effective call to arms.
North America is under attack by invasive creatures! Black spiny-tailed iguanas, armadillos, European green crabs, lionfish, and other alien species are devouring our native plants and animals, pushing many to the brink of extinction.
One man is doing something about the problem -- Jackson Landers is hunting and eating aliens. Armed with his rifle and hunting knife, he sets out to turn invasive pests into delicious meals. This is his tale of stalking 14 destructive animal species and spreading the word that eating invasives spices up our dinner plates and helps the environment.
This was an original concept, and I enjoyed the stories of his attempts to bag various invasive species. The attempts on nutria were especially good. Read morePublished 4 months ago by William A. Nolan
Offers some really interesting insight on different invasive species. I think it has motivated me to start hunting invasive species.Published 11 months ago by Jeffrey Johnson
When I was a boy my father told me in a half joking statement that if we wanted to get rid of any living thing we did not want; teach people to eat it. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Edward H. schoeffler
Really a first rate book if you like smart adventures and authors with a unique voice. I especially enjoyed how resourceful Landers (the author) was in getting his prey.Published 17 months ago by Movie Fan
The premise is good. The forward and the introduction are good. The body is ALL like this:
"Around midday, we heard several shots from less than half a mile away. Read more
Jackson Landers has a lot of fun probing the problems of invasive species in America, what various locales are doing about it, and how we can eat our way to a healthier ecosystem. Read morePublished on January 13, 2013 by william d. silvestri