Hundreds of dead water rodents (Nutria) washed ashore in Mississippi, America

File - Hundreds of nutria were found washed ashore on a Mississippi beach on Friday. Officials speculate the rodents could have been washed out of the Louisiana marsh during Tropical Storm Cindy.
Hundreds of dead nutria washed ashore on a Hancock County, Miss. beach on Friday (June 23), another aftermath of Tropical Storm Cindy, according to our news partners at WVUE Fox 8 News. Mississippi officials are not sure where the rodents came from, speculating they could have been washed out of the Louisiana marshes, the news story states.
 
Officials from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality was assessing the kill where an estimated 300 nutria was on the shoreline in Waveland and Clermont Harbor. More rodents are expected to wash ashore with the tide, according to the news report.
Courtesy of nola.com
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