Northern Plains Hit Hard by Deer-Killing Disease January 8, 2012 Montana

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Northern Plains Hit Hard by Deer-Killing Disease January 8, 2012 Montana, ABC News

... In northeast Montana, officials said 90 percent or more of whitetail have been killed along a 100-mile stretch of the Milk River ... The deaths are being attributed to an outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease, or EHD. Transmitted by biting midges, EHD causes internal bleeding that can kill infected animals within just a few days.



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