Wisconsin should rethink elk plan over disease worry January 21, 2015

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Wisconsin should rethink elk plan over disease worry January 21, 2015 Lexington Herald Leader
... Wisconsin has one elk herd of about 160 that live near Clam Lake in Ashland County. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point brought in 25 Michigan elk in 1995, long after the animal disappeared from Wisconsin in the 1800s...

... some elk farmers are worried about their herds on the off chance that Kentucky elk bring chronic wasting disease with them to Wisconsin... But the DNR says they'll quarantine the elk for 120 days and monitor conditions to make sure Kentucky elk don't spread disease...


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