Oil Tragically Drenches Birds
Images emerge from Grand Terre Island in Louisiana
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 4, 2010 9:10 AM CDT
A Brown Pelican is seen on the beach at East Grand Terre Island.   (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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(Newser) – Even if that new containment lid manages to siphon most of the gushing oil, it won't help the birds on East Grand Terre Island in Louisiana. Truly heartbreaking images of them are emerging: "I am a 48 yr old man and i want to cry," wrote one commenter on CNN, which has coverage of their plight. Click through to watch the video from Anderson Cooper here.

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