Unofficial nickname. Nickamed for the official state bird, the brown pelican.
In which a vast section of territory in the US west of the Mississippi was purchased from France's territorial claims
Louisiana; due to very limited habitat
If you're wondering, that's a pelican.
This thick soup or stew consists primarily of a strong stock, meat and/or shellfish, a thickener, and celery, bell peppers, and onion.
Joined union in 1812, quarter released in 2002
Commissioned June 1906 -- BB-19
By tradition a live Bengal tiger
United States buys Louisiana from France.
Built 1992. Measures gravatational waves
Unofficial nickname. A bayou is a small secondary river that feeds into larger bodies of water. It is often marshy and slow moving. Because of the many slow, sluggish small streams that meander through the lowlands and marshes of the southern section of the state, Louisiana is often referred to as "The Bayou State."
Encompassed within nearly one-half million acres of hardwood swamps, lakes and bayous
Primary mission is to preserve habitat for threatened Louisiana black bear
Established to preserve and protect wintering waterfowl and their habitat
In Cameron and Evangeline Parishes