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New Orleans Natural Features

1. Bayou: Bayou to a local refers to Bayou St John, which runs along City Park  
2. Swamp: A low, marshy wetland.  
3. Mississippi Mile: The second longest river in the United States, and the birthplace of New Orleanean city and culture.  
4. Mudbugs: Crawfish- first you boil 'em, then you suck the heads!  
5. Liquid Land: Louisiana swamps.  
6. Nutria: A rodent that comprises an important segment of the fur trade in Louisiana but is generally considered a pest elsew...  
7. Gator: An alligator, of course.  
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