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To Michigan's animal pathologist, solving wildlife deaths is 'a fun job' June 1, 2014

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... When Michigan’s white-tailed deer population began dying off in 2012, Cooley had more than 100 infected deer come through his lab. The DNR identified the culprit as epizootic hemorrhagic disease, a virus transmitted from deer to deer by midges, gnats and mosquitoes, and estimated it had killed 15,000 deer in the state...

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