Meet the woman who hunts, cooks and eats IGUANAS 

A Minneapolis woman living in Florida is no stranger when it comes to hunting iguanas, choosing them as her ideal source of protein. 

Brittany Peters, a resident of South Florida, has found a suitable way to tackle the invasive species and save a few bucks on groceries.  

 'I like to promote eating what you harvest and know a lot of people kill iguanas since they are a nuisance, and I wanted to cook and eat them hoping to encourage those who kill them to also eat them,' she said to ABC Action News.

Brittany Peters, a resident of South Florida, has found a suitable way to hunt the invasive species and save a few bucks on groceries

Brittany Peters, a resident of South Florida, has found a suitable way to hunt the invasive species and save a few bucks on groceries

Brittany Peters, a resident of South Florida, has found a suitable way to hunt the invasive species and save a few bucks on groceries

Many refer to iguanas as the 'chicken of the trees' as they are said to have a taste similar to the popular poultry. 

Iguanas offer pretty lean meat, actually offering more protein than chicken. 

Peters method of the hunt involves an airsoft pellet gun, which Fish and Wildlife Service assert is the proper way to kill an iguana, NBC 6 reported.

Many refer to iguanas as the 'chicken of the trees' as they are said to have a taste

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