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Photo of the Day: Pelicans Drenched in Oil

Oiled pelicans came ashore on June 3, 2010, while Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal surveyed the impacts of the oil spill along the coast. (Photo courtesy of Gov. Jindal's office)

The oil spill’s onslaught on wildlife continues. While Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal toured the state’s sand boom project in East Grand Terre, several pelicans drenched in oil came ashore. Altogether 15 pelicans and four sea gulls were rescued Thursday by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

Check out our slideshow of photos from the Gulf oil spill, which we update daily.

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Gulf Oil Spill

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