Eating invasive species

Eastern Grey Squirrel. Image: Rapaceone https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Grey_Squirrel_3.JPG CC BY-SA 3.0: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en

Invasive species present something of a paradox. On the one hand, it seems like human beings are really good at accidentally rendering a species extinct — but for some reason, when it comes to invasive species we want to wipe out (locally, at least), we’re seemingly helpless.

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