Point Reyes Elk Test Positive for Disease February 28, 2016 California

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Point Reyes Elk Test Positive for DiseaseFebruary 28, 2016 California, Bay Nature
... Five adult elk ... tested positive for Johne’s disease in February, following hundreds of negative results from samples collected since May 2014... it can be rampant in cattle operations. The Drake’s Beach elk herd shares park-owned pastureland with cattle ... The discovery could complicate the National Park Service’s efforts to relocate tule elk to other areas of the park ...

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