A man tries to retrieve dead chickens from floodwaters in Brasilea, ...
Feb 24th, 2012
(Reuters) - A man tries to retrieve dead chickens from floodwaters in Brasilea, a Brazilian town sharing a border with the Bolivian city of Cobija, February 23, 2012. Heavy rains in the region caused flooding in Cobija, Brasilia and Bolpebra, local media reported. Picture taken February 23, 2012. REUTERS/Gaston Brito (BOLIVIA - Tags - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT) -
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