Louisiana: Images of the Pelican State (34 photos)

Just over 4.6 million people live in the state of Louisiana, a state well-known for its music, food, and festivals, many of which take place in its largest city, New Orleans. From the northern uplands to the Mississippi River Delta, here are a few glimpses of the landscape of Louisiana and some of the wildlife and people calling it home.

This photo story is part of Fifty, a collection of images from each of the United States.

The Orpheus Leviathan float, with smoke and fiber optic lights, rolls down Napoleon Avenue in the 2019 Krewe of Orpheus Parade in New Orleans, Louisiana, on March 4, 2019.

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