Photo package: Veterinarians combat the oil in the Gulf (part 3)


The explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon killed 11 people on April 20 and mushroomed into the greatest man-made natural disaster in U.S. history.

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To protect wildlife and habitats, emergency responders deployed some 4.80 million feet of sorbent and containment booms. But it hasn't been enough to protect birds, sea turtles and marine mammals at greatest risk.

Photo: NOAA

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