Deer deaths documented near Bighorn, Yellowstone rivers August 14, 2013 Montana

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Deer deaths documented near Bighorn, Yellowstone rivers August 14, 2013 Montana, Billings Gazette
... Lack of water sources and rapidly drying ponds tend to concentrate deer in areas where gnat populations are high and accelerate the spread of the diseases. A confirmed diagnosis requires laboratory identification of the virus from tissues including lung, spleen, lymph nodes and blood. Samples from deer carcasses found in the Bighorn Basin this summer have been sent to the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory in Laramie for testing...



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