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Illegal deer, not disease, pose greatest threat in Texas hunting May 11, 2014 Texas

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Illegal deer, not disease, pose greatest threat in Texas hunting May 11, 2014 Texas, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 
... The only cases of chronic wasting disease in Texas were discovered in hunter-harvested mule deer in 2012 in far West Texas near the New Mexico border... The real threat remains the unscrupulous individual attempting to make big bucks by illegally smuggling deer ...Chronic wasting disease originally was discovered in captive Colorado animals 35 years ago...



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