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Source:  The Weather Network

It hasn’t been a good century so far for the Louisiana town of Delacroix Island.

After enduring hurricanes — including the devastating Hurricane Katrina in 2005 — and oil spills, the people of the community now have to contend with massive, 20-pound rodents known as nutria.

The giant rodents are an invasive species that have been devouring the coastal wetlands around the town, a key barrier against hurricanes and storm surge, but the locals have been fighting back.

Now their war against the invaders has been chronicled in a new documentary aptly titled “Rodents of Unusual Size.”

Read the story at The Weather Network. 

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