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Image of the Day: This Is What BP Doesn’t Want You To See

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Amid reports that the Coast Guard has actually been keeping reporters and photographers away from the areas affected by the oil spill at BP’s request (which…is so disgusting for so many reasons I want to barf), AP Photographer Charlie Riedel took several heartbreaking shots of sea birds covered in oil on Louisiana’s East Grand Terre Island.

A sea bird is covered in oil on Louisiana's East Grand Terre Island as the BP oil spill in the Gulf coast hits land.

Sorry, guys. No funny here. You can see more of the horribly depressing and rage-inducing photos here.

Via Jezebel.