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Aliens in the Backyard: Plant and Animal Imports into America   book icon  
by John Leland (2010)

read: 13 July 2013
rating: [+]
category: non-fiction

Enjoyed this book about what sort of things in the US we may think are native but are actually from somewhere else. This book goes into how we know which species of plants and animals are native, what the disputes are and what some of the notable failures of introducing species from outside including the stories that you know about like starlings and kudzu. Well-researched enough to be academicky but not dry and tough to read. Ignore the cover and pick this up and read it.

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