Impact of Climate Change April 26, 2013 Pennsylvania

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Impact of Climate Change April 26, 2013 Pennsylvania
... The deer ...probably will face increasing challenges – for example, milder winters will increase the range and abundance of deer tick population by as much as 68 percent. Climate change also will create a more hospital climate for the tiny biting midges that transmit epizootic hemorrhagic disease to deer... In states to the south, like Kentucky and Tennessee, EHD outbreaks occur almost every year, so regularly that the native deer have developed some immunity...

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