Unformatted text preview: Most of the world calls the Nutria a coypu but in North America we call it Nutria. Once all the damage to the wetland has been done and the vegetation has been removed from the marsh, as a result from the Nutria over eating, the organic soils fragile and are exposed. If damaged areas do not vegetate very fast and will eventually become open water as the tide will wash the soil away and will lowers elevation. As the plant's root systems are also damaged the recovery time will take a lot longer. I believe that the Nutria will eventually move to other areas and damage that land as well. They will just keep moving until there is nothing left. After everything is gone they will either starve to death, try to move to other regions across water or even start adapting to their surroundings and eating different foods like maybe resorting to eating meat (other animals). +...
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- Spring '10
- population size, nutria, Brittnee Volk, adult Nutria