“Swamp rat” invasion causing major issues in Louisiana

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An invasive species known as nutria, nicknamed the “swamp rat” in Louisiana, is causing major issues for the state’s coastline.

Thousands of acres of land are eroding away as hundreds of thousands of the rodents chew up wetland protecting the coast from storms.

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