In all the endless, numbing talk about the potential ramifications of a zombie apocalypse, we've never considered the role that nature has to play in the fallout.
For if animals are immune to the zombie virus, their presence is actually hugely important -- zombies are essentially walking meals, and the coyotes, lions, wolves and bears are going to clean up.
This is clearly an idea that scientists and conservation workers are picking up -- and now debating, on YouTube -- as a way to promote efforts to save the species before its too late are there are none left to eat all the undead.
Here's National Wildlife Federation’s naturalist David Mizejewski doing exactly that. We await the inevitable UK follow up 'pigeons vs zombies', with interest.