Veterinarians to Idaho: Don't risk importing parasitic worm with farmed elk February 23, 2015

Idaho Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... the Idaho Legislature is continuing to pursue a controversial proposal that would ease restrictions on importing and transferring farm-raised elk that could expose wild deer, elk and moose to a deadly parasitic worm... This is not just an Idaho issue. Meningeal worms are a problem some scientists have dubbed as "ebola for wildlife." ...

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