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The king and queen of the Shrimp festival in Biloxi, Mississippi, pose with a cardboard shrimp while presiding over a Cajun-style fais-dodo, or country dance.

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Massive amounts of oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill ring the outer edges of a marsh near the mouth of the Mississippi river in Louisiana.

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Gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) (US: Threatened, IUCN: Vulnerable) in the southeastern U.S. often end up as roadkill. Invasive fire ants and armadillos prey on their eggs and young, while urban expansion, logging and fire mismanagement degrade tortoise habitat, pushing these reptiles closer to the edge.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A gopher tortoise (Geopherus polyphemus) along Hwy 49, a four lane that is one of the busiest in MS. Many tortoises are killed on the road system. This animal is federally listed as threatened from west of Mobile Bay, AL, throughout southern MS, and into eastern LA.

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A split-hull hopper dredge opens up in the Gulf of Mexico and dumps silt from erosion that has been deposited in the Mississippi. The river is constantly dredged near the city ofNew Orleans to keep it open to shipping and barge traffic.The silt from that dredging is most often dumped in the Gulf of Mexico.

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A split-hull hopper dredge opens up in the Gulf of Mexico and dumps silt from erosion that has been deposited in the Mississippi. The river is constantly dredged near the city of New Orleans to keep it open to shipping and barge traffic. The silt from that dredging is most often dumped in the Gulf of Mexico.

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A Mississippi gopher frog (Lithobates sevosa) from the Omaha Zoo.

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A Mississippi gopher frog (Lithobates sevosa) from the Omaha Zoo.

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A Mississippi gopher frog (Lithobates sevosa) from the Omaha Zoo.

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