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Researchers identify terrain likely to attract wasting disea

PostPosted: Wed, 06 Aug 2014 12:04:15
by Taggure
Researchers identify terrain likely to attract wasting disease-infected deer

By Jeff Mulhollem

April 10, 2014
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A study of the spread of chronic wasting disease among white-tailed deer in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania found that infected deer tend to cluster in low-lying open and developed areas. These results suggest that state wildlife management agencies should concentrate surveillance efforts in such topography and landscapes, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.


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http://news.psu.edu/story/311430/2014/04/10/research/researchers-identify-terrain-likely-attract-wasting-disease