BREAKING: Massive Rodents Invading California And There’s Talk About Eating Them…

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CALIFORNIA – Have you ever heard of an animal called a ‘nutria’? Apparently, they are 2 foot long rodents and are invading California wetlands. They can weigh up to 20 pounds and are putting CA’s $45 billion agricultural economy at risk and threatening the state’s water infrastructure.

A report from The Verge said other states that have grappled with nutria have turned to eating them.

But liberals in California would rather let these monster rats live and ruin crops and pollute the water than allow them to be killed.


The California Department of Fish and Wildlife said Thursday it is trying to eradicate the rodents from the state because once established, nutria could cause loss of wetlands, damage to agricultural crops and levees, dikes and roadbeds, FOX News reports.

The report says more than 20 nutria have been found in wetlands, rivers and canals and in Merced, Fresno and Stanislaus counties. The Verge reported that they were eradicated in the state in the 1970s. The worry is that they are prolific reproducers.

A female nutria can give birth to more than 200 offspring within a year of reaching reproductive maturity. They are found in 18 U.S. states, including Louisiana. The Verge’s report links out to the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries website that offers recipes for soups and salads. They apparently taste great in jambalaya.

Native to South America, nutria can reach up to 2.5 feet in body length and 20 pounds in weight. It is considered healthier than turkey and has a similar taste to wild rabbit. The Verge’s report pointed out that on nutria comes with four drumsticks.


From Cal Fish & Wildlife:

“More caught this week in Merced County, putting CA’s $45 billion agricultural economy at risk and threatening the state’s water infrastructure. CDFW employees are on the front lines trying to combat the invasive rodent.”

Nutria were introduced to the U.S. in 1937 by an entrepreneur hoping to raise them for their fur. But some escaped from captivity and began to thrive in the Louisiana wetlands. By 1955, there were an estimated 20 million wild nutria in the state, devouring the grasses that kept coastal marshes from becoming free water. They were kept in check only by a flourishing trade in their pelts.

But by the 1990s the fur market dried up, and the nutria multiplied.

Since the laws in California are intended to prevent the introduction of invasive species like nutria in the first place, it’s illegal to possess, own, transport, or kill nutria here. Of course, now that they’re here, “That may be something we look at down the road as a management tool,” says Peter Tira, an information officer with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. “But right now, the laws prohibit it.”

Commiefornia logic.

Just kill the freaking things you liberal idiots.



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