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Deer testing positive for CWD require additional monitoring

Category: hunting

 Feb 20th, 2019 by Keith Worrall  187

Modified Feb 20th, 2019 at 6:04 PM

The Department of Natural Resources has confirmed chronic wasting disease in a wild deer in Crow Wing County. This test result marks the first time in Minnesota the fatal neurological disease has been found in a wild deer outside of the southeastern part of the state, according to a news release.

Previous discoveries of the disease in wild deer have been concentrated predominantly in Fillmore County, with additional discoveries in Houston and Winona counties in the past two months.

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