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2011 Spring Flood

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A herd of deer swim across the Atchafalaya River (Main Channel). Rising floodwaters have forced many creatures from their traditional habitats.  Deer, raccoons, alligators, and many other traditionally forest-dwelling creatures have been seen swimming across areas that had formerly been dry land.

Location: Atchafalaya River (Main Channel), Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana


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