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Biologist Debbie Dunaway, left, removes a lymph node from an elk as Anna Solomon records the information to test the animal at the chronic wasting disease collection center.

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Chronic Wasting Disease: Hunters should take precautions

Chronic wasting disease is a fatal neurological disease found in deer and elk. The disease attacks the brain, causing the animals to become emaciated, display abnormal behavior, lose bodily functions and die.


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