California threatened by giant swamp rats, some suggest eating them

It’s been about a month since California wildlife officials¬†started sounding the alarm on nutria, invasive South American rodents that look like enormous, 20-pound rats and have the power to devastate wetlands. They’re making a comeback after being eradicated in the 1970s and have been spotted in Stanislaus, Fresno,¬†Tuolumne and Merced counties so far. “We didn’t know at first...