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Unformatted text preview: bearers. Nutria can eat up to a quarter of their body weight every day. They also have the potential to eat all the vegetation, which keeps the top layer mat over the organic ooze in Louisiana. A female Nutria gives birth to at least 40 offspring in three years and then the offspring can start reproducing when they are six months old. With them being vegetarians they are eating all of the wetland vegetation and it is a big destruction to the environment in Louisiana. My prediction for the Nutria after they eat all the food sources is that they will start migrating to different states. Also they will start to have a higher death rate than they will have in birth rate. If there is no food then they will start decline. My husband works in Louisiana and he has stated that if they see Nutria then are to kill it and cut its tail off and the tail is worth five dollars per tail. CHECKPOINT POPULATION SIZE 3...
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course SCI 275 275 taught by Professor Gardner during the Fall '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Fall '11