The oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico (21 photos)

The consequences of the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
It affected all living things.

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Strong oil-covered bird trying to climb a barrage buoy in Barataria Bay. (Gerald Herbert-AP)

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Director of the Coast Wildlife Service Pi.Dzh.Han saves bird affected by the oil spill. (Gerald Herbert-AP)

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Wounded dirty bird lies on the beach in Pensacola, Florida. (Dave Martin-AP)

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Adult pelicans waiting for their turn to clean up oil in the middle of saving wildlife Fort Jackson in Buras, Louisiana. (Handout-Getty Images)

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Volunteers clean a pelican in the center of Fort Jackson. (Daniel Beltra-Greenpeace via Reuters)

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Stained oil washed white pelican at Fort Jackson. (Daniel Beltra-Greenpeace via Reuters)

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Dead fish lying in a pool of oil on the surface of the water in the Bay Jimmy near Port Sulphur, Louisiana. (Sean Gardner-Reuters)

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Crab tries to escape from a puddle of oil in the Gulf of Jimmy. (Sean Gardner-Reuters)

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Stained oil pelicans sitting on the drain pipe in the Gulf of Barataria. (Sean Gardner-Reuters)

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Crab and American flag at the bottom of oil off the coast of National Park Bon Secours, Alabama. (Ben Raines-AP)

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Birds in oil loses lift and the ability to regulate body temperature. (Saul Loeb-AFP / Getty Images)

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Rescued pelicans fed after cleaning up oil. (Chris Graythen-Getty Images)

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Two herons searching for food in the channel at the oiled beach in Grand Isle, Louisiana. (Spencer Platt-Getty Images)

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The fish, the cause of death is unknown, washed up on the shore of the beach in Louisiana. (Joe Raedle-Getty Images)

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Dead northern gannet lying on the beach of Grand Isle in Louisiana. (Sean Gardner-Reuters)

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The first sea turtle rescued from the Gulf of Mexico, the process of cleaning the mouth of oil in New Orleans. (Meghan Calhoun-AP)

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Oil bubble on the beach of Grand Isle. Local fauna, including hermit crabs, encountered difficulties not only in water but also on land. (John Moore-Getty Images)

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Sea turtle swam to the shore of South Pass, Louisiana to eat siphonophores "Portuguese ship" - a creature is often confused with jellyfish. Since the oil leak was found 186 sea turtles, mostly dead. (Carol Guzy)

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Volunteer clean toothbrush mouth pelican in the middle help wildlife in Buras, Louisiana. (Saul Loeb-AFP / Getty Images)

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Pelican Oil flaps its wings on a pier in Grand Isle. (Lee Celano-Reuters)

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