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Author Landers, Jackson.

Title Eating aliens : one man's adventures hunting invasive animal species / Jackson Landers ; illustrations by Tavis Coburn ; foreword by Hank Shaw.

Imprint North Adams, Mass. : Storey Books 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  799.2 Lan    ---  Available
Description xii, 226 p. : ill. ; 21cm.
Contents Black spiny-tailed iguanas -- Green iguanas -- Pigs and armadillos -- Lionfish -- European green crabs -- Asian carp -- Nutria -- The giant Canada goose -- Tilapia, plecos, and armored catfish -- Snakeheads -- From Aoudad to Zebra in the Texas hill country -- Chinese mystery snails -- Afterword: The ones that got away.
Summary 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 Landerss 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.
Source NBK 10/12 PPL
Subject Introduced animals.
Hunting -- Anecdotes.
Added Author Coburn, Tavis.
ISBN 9781612120270 (pbk.)

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