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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The Hill Memorial Library held the Annual Audubon Day.

The event was free and featured a viewing of John James Audubon's Birds of America.

Audubon's work depicts the rich bird and plant life he saw firsthand when he lived in Louisiana in the 1820s.

Organizers say the event is one of the few times people are able to see Audubon's work in its entirety. "Alot of times, people just see single prints or they have a volume out, and they can only see one at a time. So. today people can actually see all of the prints and really get a sense of how great Audubon's achievement was," said a spokesperson.

As part of the celebration, there was also an art gallery that depicts the life, work, and play that happens in Louisiana's wetlands.

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