Cleaning up dead nutria on Hancock County beaches

Published at 1:52 p.m. on September 3, 2012 | Modified at 1:52 p.m. on September 3, 2012

Workers braved the heat and stench on Monday to pick up thousands of dead nutria that washed up on Hancock County beaches. Officials believe they drowned in their swampland habitat and then were pushed up on the beach by storm surge.

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