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More Allegany County Deer Have Chronic Wasting Disease

March 1st, 2017 by WCBC Radio

The Cumberland Times News reports the number of Maryland deer discovered to have chronic wasting disease continues to increase, but remains confined to Allegany County, according to the state’s Department of Natural Resources. Six of 200 deer tested in the county were positive for the always fatal deer disease, according to Wildlife Biologist Harry Spiker. Five were killed by hunters and one was fatally struck by an automobile on Interstate 68 near Cumberland.

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