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

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Storey Publishing, Sep 5, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 240 pages
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North America is under attack by a wide range of invasive animals, pushing native breeds to the brink of extinction. Combining thrilling hunting adventures, a keen culinary imagination, and a passionate defense of the natural environment, Eating Aliens chronicles Landers’ quest to hunt 12 invasive animal species and turn them into delicious meals. Get ready to dig into tacos filled with tasty black spiny-tailed iguana! 
 

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When invasive species such as an iguana make their way into the wild they can cause all kinds of problems. This author proposes that we hunt and eat them into extinction in the locations they shouldn ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Black SpinyTailed Iguanas
6
Green Iguanas
23
Pigs and Armadillos
32
Lionfish
61
European Green Crabs
84
Asian Carp
94
Nutria
116
The Giant Canada Goose
149
Tilapia Plecos and Armored Catfish
162
Snakeheads
181
From Aoudad to Zebra in the Texas Hill Country
198
Chinese Mystery Snails
212
The Ones That Got Away
220
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About the author (2012)

Jackson Landers is the author of The Beginner’s Guide to Hunting Deer for Food. He teaches hunting workshops across the United States, has been featured in the Huffington Post and the New York Times, and is the subject of a documentary entitled Close to the Bone. He lives in Virginia.

Hank Shaw is the author of Hunt, Gather, Cook.

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