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Wyoming : White-Tailed Deer Harvested Near Cody Tests Positive for CWD November 21, 2011

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Wyoming : White-Tailed Deer Harvested Near Cody Tests Positive for CWD 
November 21, 2011, Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance

A white-tailed deer harvested on Oct. 15 in deer hunt area 165 in the Bighorn Basin has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), a brain disease known to affect some deer, elk, and moose. The deer was harvested near the Greybull River....CWD is a fatal neurological disease of deer, elk, and moose and with the discovery of the deer in this hunt area, 15 of the 39 deer areas in the Big Horn Basin are known CWD areas...For more information on chronic wasting disease visit the Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance website at www.cwd-info.org.



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