Maryland Offering $200 Gift Cards for Each Snakehead Fish Killed

Maryland Offering $200 Gift Cards for Each Snakehead Fish Killed

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snakehead photo by Wie146, GNU licenseWildlife officials in Maryland have put a bounty on the invasive snakehead, offering $200 gift cards for Bass Pro Shops as well as other prizes for catching and killing the fish.

The snakehead, which can travel on land, devastates the eco-systems of U.S. lakes, ponds and streams.

Native to Africa and Asia, it is believed to have made its way to America through Asian seafood merchants.

(READ the story from Fox News)

Photo by Wie146, GNU license

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