National Geographic : 1927 Sep
... w.- . «-' .l. "THE LOWING HERD WINDS SLOWLY"-THROUGH THE HIGH WATER These cattle were driven to safety from around New Iberia, in the Bayou Teche country of Louisiana. Despite well-organized rescue work, thousands of head of livestock perished. Mules, more than other animals, saved themselves by swimming; swine were the first todrown. Inmany regions practically all poultry was lost.