How wildlife experts eradicated the nutria from Chesapeake Bay

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service teamed up with several agencies – including the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services and the Maryland DNR – along with 700 landowners and enlisted trained trappers and wildlife experts to catch and kill about 14,000 invasive nutria that had proliferated in the Delmarva area, a 170-mile stretch that crosses the three states.