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Mule deer tests positive for chronic wasting disease in Yellowstone

Posted on AllSides November 14th, 2023
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MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. (KIFI) – Yellowstone National Park and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) recently confirmed the presence of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in the carcass of an adult mule deer buck found near Yellowstone Lake in the southeastern section of the park. This is the first confirmed positive detection of the disease in Yellowstone National Park. The mule deer buck was originally captured by WGFD staff near Cody, Wyoming, in March 2023 as part of a population dynamics study and fitted with a GPS collar. The...

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