New Lice Wreaks Havoc on Northern California Deer May 17, 2013 California

California Deer Disease News and Information Archive



... Deer in Oregon have had this problem for years, but it’s relatively new to California. Biologist believe it was either brought here through illegal transportation of deer, or simply deer walking over the boarder... they ask if anyone sees one of these bald deer to call them so they can check it out... 

 ... CDFW senior wildlife biologist, Greg Gerstenberg. “While this theory is still under investigation, what we do know is that the louse has impacted migratory populations of California deer which now have a low fawn survival rate ...

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