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Photo of the Day: Mired in Oil

A dead fish coated in heavy oil floats near East Grand Terre Island, La., on June 4, 2010. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Today's photo shows yet another fish thickly coated in oil. The count of wildlife affected by the Gulf oil spill continues to rise. As of Tuesday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported that 622 birds, 265 sea turtles and 26 mammals, including dolphins, have been found dead. They're not offering numbers on fish. 

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

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