Top 5 critters of a New Orleans swamp tour

Jun 21, 2016

Top 5 critters of a New Orleans swamp tour

1. Alligators

The most sought-after critter of the big Louisiana swamp... the gator. Just be safe, guys.

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2. Wild Pigs

Didn't know about this one? Neither did we. But keep your eyes peeled for these giant babes, because they're definitely out there.

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3. (Big) Birds

Birds of a feather... flock together? Okay, that's not really relevant here, but there are a ton of cool birds to be seen on a swamp tour. The Egret below is just one. Look out for Great Herons, Owls, Hawks, and more.

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4. Nutria

Also known as the river rat... sexy pseudonym, right? We'd prefer to think of the nutria as in the otter family. You win some, you lose some.

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5. Turtles

Given the cuteness of those baby turtles in South Carolina, we thought you'd be happy to know not all the swamp animals are large and/or scary. Because turtles!

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