Jackson Landers

Jackson Landers is the author of Eating Aliens. He recently spent a year and a half hunting and eating invasive species throughout North America. Email him here.

Wild Things
Dec. 25 2013 11:45 AMWhy Do Animals Have Soft White Underbellies?
Wild Things
Nov. 15 2013 12:36 PMThe Largest Snake in the World Has Invaded the United States. And It’s Unstoppable.
Science
April 19 2013 5:45 AMA Dog-Eat-Dog WorldDoes your pet’s food contain dead pets?
Animal Forecast
Feb. 19 2013 3:05 PMAlligators in Your BackyardThanks to climate change, the cold-blooded giants are lurching north.
Science
Dec. 13 2012 11:04 AMWhy White Tigers Should Go ExtinctEverything you’ve been told about this exotic, royal, endangered species is wrong.
Food
Sept. 20 2012 3:34 AMTasting Like ChickenIts evolutionary origins.
Science
July 11 2012 6:27 PMWhy Kill Animals That Attack Humans?The alligator that bit off a teenager’s arm deserved to die.
Wild Things
Nov. 18 2013 12:49 PMMonstrous Leaping Fish Are About to Invade the Great Lakes. Here’s How to Stop Them.
Wild Things
Nov. 5 2013 1:31 PMFive Species You Thought Were Endangered That Really Aren’t (Including the Polar Bear)
Food
April 10 2013 1:29 PMEating FireWhy do people feel compelled to put the world’s spiciest chili peppers in their mouths?
Food
Jan. 15 2013 5:45 AMUnbearably DeliciousWhat do you do with a fridge full of bear parts?
Science
Nov. 16 2012 4:30 AMBambi Ate ThumperWhy herbivores sometimes eat meat.
Science
Aug. 9 2012 2:55 PMWant To Help the Environment? Go Shoot a PigHow you can stop an invasive species and have a delicious barbeque, too.
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