By Walt Hickey Have a great weekend! Remember, you can claim a free Numlock sticker pack by telling some friends or becoming a paid subscriber in March. Nutria An infestation of the South American invasive rodent called the nutria in the swamps of Louisiana led to the resurrection last week of the Plaquemines Parish Nutria Rodeo, a two-day event where 200 hunters gathered to try to bag as many of the beasts as possible to curb their explosive growth. Nutria have eaten at least 40 square miles of Louisiana’s coast in the past 20 years, so reducing their numbers is a boon to the ecosystem. The state has set a target of killing 400,000 nutria per year, and recently
I feel like the home taxidermist was the buried lede in the chonky pet story.