Why you can (and should) eat kangaroo

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It’s not often that politicians admit mistakes, but the New York State Legislature — along with Gov. David Patterson — recently overturned a ban on kangaroo meat. The State Department of Environmental Conservation had listed the marsupials as endangered, even though only one obscure variety — the Tasmanian Forester — required such protection. (For chrissakes, even Greenpeace endorses dining on macropods, which “do not emit greenhouse gases.”) And while certain Serbians devour kangaroo testicles, New Yorkers can enjoy filets at SoHo restaurant Eight Mile Creek. We spoke to co-owner Andrew Jordan, a genuine kangaroo-eating Aussie, who predicts that you’ll be hopping with joy.

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