Game And Fish Continues To Monitor Chronic Wasting Disease

Every year during big game hunting season, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department conducts surveys to keep tabs on the number of animals with chronic wasting disease. Game and Fish Information Specialist Warren Mischke.

Hunt area 35 is a popular elk hunt area just southwest of Buffalo. Mischke said that the World Health Organization has never found a connection with the CWD found in the deer family and humans, but that it's advised that people don't eat the meat of an infected animal.

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