River Rats (aka the Normandy Beach of Nutria)

Storm surge from Hurricane Isaac killed thousands of  river rats in Southern Mississippi.  The trail of carcasses  extend for miles along the beach from the  Highway 90 Bridge south to the Sliver Slipper Casino.  Coyotes and Wild Hogs scattered n the mix.  The stench is awful. 

Coast Guard presence heavy, both land and air, working in partnership with MDEQ and private contract engineering firm to survey damage and move the animal carcasses to a Subtitle D Landill.  

Potentially serious health effects could occur if the heat and humidity rise and if there is a delay in carcass removal.  Would hate to be downwind.

Published by Obsidian Expeditions

Based in Jackson, WYO, Obsidian Expeditions provides privately guided road-based tours of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. We are an authorized permittee of the National Park Service.

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