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Unformatted text preview: started to dwindle away, the Nutria’s started taking over the wetlands and marshes. The Nutria’s are well suited for Louisiana; they can live on the land to feed, as well as in the water. Nutria eats P a g e | 3 almost anything that is green and they eat up to one third their own body weights. They can give birth at six weeks old and can have up to forty babies in a littler. Nutria’s death rate is low because they do not have natural threats in Louisiana. I think that as Louisiana’s wetlands and marshes are gradually deleting because of the Nutrias. The Nutria’s will then move further in to the land, and move in on top of the human population. I think intern this will cause a negative effect on human resources and will or could cause humans to take a more effective approach to the Nutria’s immigration....
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- Spring '09
- Demography, nutria