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Eating Aliens: One Man's Adventures Hunting Invasive Animal Species

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North America is under attack by a wide range of invasive animals. Black spiny-tailed iguanas in Florida, Asian carp in Missouri and Virginia, nutria in Louisiana, European green crabs in Connecticut, and other alien species throughout the United States are devouring our native plants and animals, pushing many to the brink of extinction. Jackson Landers has a unique solution to the problem: Eat them! This adventure narrative describes Landers’s quest to hunt twelve invasive animal species and turn them into delicious meals, showing how anyone can feed a family while enjoying the thrill of the hunt and helping to protect and conserve the natural environment.

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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.

About the Author

Jackson Landers was born into a vegetarian household and never tasted a cheeseburger until age ten. As an animal lover, his desire to avoid factory-farmed meat led him to take up hunting as an adult. He teaches classes and workshops on locavore hunting and home butchering. He lives in&

Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

1 Black Spiny-Tailed Iguanas

2 Green Iguanas

3 Pigs and Armadillos

4 Lionfish

5 European Green Crabs

6 Asian Carp

7 Nutria

8 The Giant Canada Goose

9 Tilapia, Plecos, and Armored Catfish

10 Snakeheads

11 From Aoudad to Zebra in the Texas Hill Country

12 Chinese Mystery Snails

Afterword: The Ones That Got Away

Product Details

ISBN:
9781612120270
Subtitle:
One Man's Adventures Hunting Invasive Animal Species
Author:
Landers, Jackson
Author:
Shaw, Hank
Publisher:
Storey Publishing, LLC
Subject:
Hunting
Subject:
Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Environment
Subject:
Outdoors-Fishing and Hunting
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20120925
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , 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.

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