05/14/2007

A Looney Tunes tale: SWAT vs. vermin in New Orleans

By Michelle Hunter, East Jefferson bureau
Times-Picayune (New Orleans)

NEW ORLEANS, La. — For almost a dozen years now, SWAT team snipers have been hunting the hordes of nutria that have made their home in Jefferson Parish's drainage canals.

It's an ongoing struggle of man versus varmint that bears some resemblance to a Looney Tunes tale: the never-ending duel bet...
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