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Eco-photos of the week: June 6-12

Oiled brown pelicans wait for a bath

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Oiled brown pelicans

Brown pelicans covered in oil huddle together in a holding pen on June 6 at the Fort Jackson Oiled Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Fort Jackson, La., while they wait for a bath. The center had treated hundreds oiled birds as of Thursday, with a new surge of patients coming the facility this week. Once the birds have cleaned, fed and rehabilitated, they will be released into the wild on the east coast of Florida.