Friday, July 29, 2005

ENDANGERED ANIMALS - Food for thought

Here's a novel approach to preserving certain species of endangered animals. Eat them!

From The Capital Press...
Eating rare and endangered animal species hardly seems like a logical method of preserving their existence, but it may turn out to be the best chance of survival some have.

“The best way to save a panda bear or a komodo dragon may be to put them in a zoo, but the best way to save a red wattle pig or a standard bronze turkey is to put them on the dinner table,” said Todd Wickstrom, cofounder of Heritage Foods USA, a company that markets rare breeds of meat, fish, poultry, and other foodstuffs to restaurants and consumers.
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